Brockthrop (St. Swithin)

BROCKTHROP (St. Swithin), a parish, in the union of Wheatenhurst, Middle division of the hundred of Dudstone and King's Barton, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 4 miles (S. E.) from Gloucester; containing 169 inhabitants. This place is situated on the road between Gloucester and Stroud, and near the head of a small stream which falls into the Severn. The living is a discharged vicarage, endowed with a portion of the rectorial tithes, and valued in the king's books at £7. 17. 6.; it has the perpetual curacy of Whaddon annexed, and is in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester for two turns, and J. Pitt, Esq., for one: net income, £186.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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