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- "BRIMSCOMBE, (or Brimscombe Port), a chapelry in the parish of Minchinhampton, hundred of Longtree, in the county of Gloucester, 2 miles to the N.E. of Minchinhampton. It is a station on the Gloucester and Cheltenham branch of the Great Western railway. The Thames and Severn canal passes by this place. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in the cloth manufacture. The living is a perpetual curacy annexed to the rectory of Minchinhampton, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol."
[Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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- "Ecclesiastical parish formed from Minchinhampton and Rodborough, 1840."
(Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)
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