Hardwick, or Hardwicke

HARDWICK, or Hardwicke, a parish, in the union of Wheatenhurst, Upper division of the hundred of Whitstone, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 5 miles (S. W. by S.) from Gloucester; containing 540 inhabitants. The Gloucester and Berkeley canal passes through. The living is a vicarage, consolidated with that of Standish. The church has a low embattled tower at the west end of the south aisle. Hardwicke gives the titles of Baron and Earl to the family of Yorke.

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

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