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Compton Greenfield

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[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"COMPTON GREENFIELD, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Henbury, in the county of Gloucester, 6 miles N. of Bristol. It is situated near the mouth of the river Severn. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £144, in the patronage of R. C. Lippincott, Esq. The church is a stone edifice in the early English style, and was, with the exception of the tower, rebuilt in 1852. The lord of the manor is R. C. Lippincott, Esq."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Archives & Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Compton Greenfield, and other parishes in Diocese of Bristol may be found at the Bristol Record Office.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • "Bristol Diocese. Civil parish merged with Henbury, 1885, but transferred to Almondsbury, 1935."
    (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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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST561827 (Lat/Lon: 51.541532, -2.6341), Compton Greenfield which are provided by: