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Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Brookthorpe, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.


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Description and Travel

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  • "BROCKTHROP, (or Brookthrop), a parish in the middle division of the hundred of Dudstone, in the county of Gloucester, 4 miles to the S. of Gloucester. It lies at the West foot of the Cotswold hills. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, of the value With the perpetual curacy of Whaddon annexed, of £180, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester and J. Pitt, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Swithin."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Historical Geography

  • "Vicarage, united with Whaddon since 1840. Civil parish united with Whaddon, 1935; renamed Brookthorpe-with-Whaddon, 1956."
    (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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