Place:Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire, England

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NameStinchcombe
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates51.681°N 2.3818°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoBerkeley (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish is located
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Stinchcombe is a small village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England on the B4060 road between Dursley and North Nibley. The church is called St Cyr's and its yard contains 40–60 gravestones.

A 19th century description

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Stinchcombe from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"STINCHCOMBE, a parish, with a village, in Dursley district, Gloucester; 2 miles WNW of Dursley [railway] station. It has a post-office under Dursley. Acres: 1,464. Real property: £2,705. Population: 340. Houses: 77. The manor belongs to the Rev. Sir G. Prevost, Bart. Stancombe Park is the seat of P. B. Purnell, Esq. Stinchcombe Hill commands an extensive view. The living is a [perpetual] curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value: £65. Patron: the Bishop of [Gloucester and Bristol]. The church, excepting tower and spire, was rebuilt in 1855. There are a national school, and charities £25."

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