Hide

Lydbrook

hide
Hide

Checkcpe

Hide
topup

Archives and Libraries

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

 

topup

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Lydbrook which are provided by:

topup

Gazetteers

  • "LIDBROOK, a hamlet in the parish of English-Bicknor, hundred of St. Briavel's, county Gloucester, 4 miles S.W. of Mitcheldean. It is situated near the river Wye, and has some tin and iron work, said to have been the first established in the kingdom. There is a place of worship for Baptists. Coal and timber are brought from the Forest of Dean by tram railways, which run down to Newnham and Lydney on the Severn."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

 

topup

Historical Geography

  • "Ecclesiastical parish formed from English Bicknor, Newland, Ruardean and from townships of East and West Dean, 1852."
    (Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)

 

You can see the administrative areas in which Lydbrook has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

topup

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO608157 (Lat/Lon: 51.838521, -2.570353), Lydbrook which are provided by: