Lower and Upper Lypiatt, Gloucestershire
Lypiatt, Lower and Upper, two tithings in Stroud parish, Gloucestershire, near the canal, 2 miles E of Stroud. Lypiatt Park belonged formerly to the Throgmortons, and belongs now to the Dorington family, and is said to have been the place where the Gunpowder Plot was hatched. It was garrisoned for the Parliament in the Civil War, and was taken in 1642 by Sir Jacob Astley. Lower Lypiatt Manor, the ancient seat of the Freame and Coxe families, is now a farmhouse.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Stroud|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Lower and Upper Lypiatt from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Lyppiatt, Lower and Upper)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
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- Gloucester Citizen
- Gloucester Journal
- Gloucestershire Chronicle
- Gloucestershire Echo
- Cheltenham Chronicle
- Cheltenham Looker-On
The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.