Lidbrook

LIDBROOK, a hamlet, in the parish of Newland, union of Monmouth, hundred of St. Briavell's, W. division of the county of Gloucester; containing 42 inhabitants. Iron and tin works, said to have been the first established in the kingdom, furnish employment to a part of the population. Coal and timber are brought from the Forest of Dean, by means of a railroad constructed from the Wye to the Severn. There is a place of worship for Baptists.

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

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