"HAZLETON, (or Hazledon), a parish in the hundred of Bradley, county Gloucester, 3 miles N.W. of Northleach, its post town, 10 E. of Cheltenham, and 12 N. of Cirencester. The village, which is small, is situated on the Cotswold hills, and contains the hamlet of Yanworth. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture; and the soil consists of stone brack. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value with the curacy of Yanworth annexed, £550, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, is a small stone structure. Here is a Sunday-school. H. E. Waller, Esq., is lord of the manor."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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