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Purton (Berkeley), Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Purton, a hamlet in Berkeley parish, Gloucestershire, on the river Severn, opposite the Lydney Purton, 3 miles N by W of Berkeley. It has a chapel of ease, built in 1874. There is a ferry over the Severn between the two Purtons.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.