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[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"STINCHCOMBE, a parish in the upper division of Berkeley hundred, county Gloucester, 2 miles N.W. of Dursley, its post town, and 1 mile S.E. of Berkeley Road railway station. The village is situated near the Bristol and Gloucester railway. The soil is of a loamy description, with a subsoil of clay and lime. The living is a perpetual curacy* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £65, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to St. Cyril, has been lately rebuilt. The parochial charities produce about £25 per annum. There is a National school, supported by the Rev. Sir George Provost, 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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