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Yorkley, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Yorkley, a hamlet in Viney Hill ecclesiastical parish, Gloucestershire, 3 miles N of Lydney. It has a post office under Lydney; money order office, Whitecroft; telegraph office, Whitecroft (R.S.) There are Baptist, Bible Christian, and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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.


Online maps of Yorkley are available from a number of sites:

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.

DistrictForest of Dean
RegionSouth West
Postal districtGL15