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West Dean, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Dean, West, a township in Gloucestershire. It is divided into four ecclesiastical parishes-St Paul's, comprising Park End, Whitecroft, and Futterill; All Saints', comprising Yorkley and Viney Hill; Holy Jesus', comprising most of Lydbrook; and Christ Church, comprising Berry Hill, Tayford, Hillersland, and Lane Ends; and also contains Ellwood, Clearwell Mesne, and Bream's Eaves. Acreage, 10,904; population, 9130. See PARKEND, VINEY HILL, LYDBROOK, and BERRY HILL.

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


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

Registration districtMonmouth1837 - 1937

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.

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.