Place:


Brookthorpe  Gloucestershire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Brookthorpe like this:

BROCKTHROP, or Brockthorpe, a parish in Wheatenhurst district, Gloucestershire; under the wolds, adjacent to the Gloucester and Bristol railway, 1½ mile NNE of Haresfield station, and 4 S of Gloucester. It has a post office, of the name of Brockthorpe, under Gloucester. Acres, 1,009. Real property, £2,516. ...


Pop., 180. Houses, 40. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Whaddon, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £186.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester, two turns, and Sir J. Neeld, Bart., one turn. The church is early English, in tolerable condition; and has, on the cornice of the porch, a curious inscription relating to the execution of Charles I.

Brookthorpe through time

Brookthorpe is now part of Stroud district. Click here for graphs and data of how Stroud has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Brookthorpe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Brookthorpe, in Stroud and Gloucestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/10442

Date accessed: 20th October 2019


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