"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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- The transcription of the section for Compton Greenfield from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
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- "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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