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St George, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

George, St, a parish in Gloucestershire, lying on the river Avon, 2 miles E of Bristol, and within the parliamentary borough of Bristol; contains the ecclesiastical districts of Easton, St Matthew Moorefields, and Two-Mile-Hill; and has a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O., Gloucestershire). The parish is governed by a local board. There are several collieries, chemical works, lead smelting works, engine works, and a tar distillery. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; gross value, £600 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1880. The vicarages of Easton, St Matthew Moorefields, and Two-Mile-Hill are separate benefices. There are Congregational, Wesleyan, Baptist, and' Primitive Methodist chapels. The land is mostly laid out in market gardens.,

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyGloucestershire 
HundredBarton-Regis 
Poor Law unionClifton 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for St George from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

CountyCity of Bristol
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtBS5
Post TownBristol

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