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[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"LASBOROUGH, a parish in the hundred of Longtree, county Gloucester, 5 N.W. of Tetbury. Wootton-under-Edge is its post town. The parish, which is of small extent, is situated in a valley near the Bath and Cheltenham road. The soils consist of brash and oolite. The land is chiefly arable and the remainder in sheep walks. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £150. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is a small stone structure containing one bell. R. S. Holford, 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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Archives & Libraries

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

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • "Rectory united with Westonbirt since 1868."
    (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 ST835931 (Lat/Lon: 51.636825, -2.240051), Lasborough which are provided by: