"TWIGWORTH, a hamlet in the parishes of Gloucester St. Mary-de-Lode and Gloucester St. Catherine, upper division of Dudstone hundred, county Gloucester, 2½ miles N.E. of Gloucester, its post town, and 8 S.W. of Tewkesbury. It adjoins the township of Longford, and is intersected by the high road from Gloucester to Tewkesbury. It enjoys all the privileges of a parish, and is included within the borough of Gloucester. The soil consists of a black mould upon a subsoil of gravel. The living is a perpetual curacy* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £80, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to St. Matthew, was erected in 1842. There is a National school for both sexes."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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- "Ecclesiastical parish formed from St Mary de Lode and St Catherine, Gloucester, and Longford, 1844."
(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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