Brookthorpe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.
Alternative names: Brockthrop, Brockthorpe
Parish church: St. Swithin
Parish registers begin: 1730
Parishes adjacent to Brookthorpe
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BROCKTHROP, or Brockthorpe, a parish in Wheatenhurst district, Gloucestershire; under the wolds, adjacent to the Gloucester and Bristol railway, 1½ mile NNE of Haresfield station, and 4 S of Gloucester. It has a post office, of the name of Brockthorpe, under Gloucester. Acres, 1,009. Real property, £2,516. Pop., 180. Houses, 40. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Whaddon, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £186. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester, two turns, and Sir J. Neeld, Bart., one turn. The church is early English, in tolerable condition; and has, on the cornice of the porch, a curious inscription relating to the execution of Charles I.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Brookthrop, 4 miles S. Gloucester. P. 169
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
Marriages at Brookthorpe 1617-1812
- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Wheatenhurst
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 – Gloucester
- Rural Deanery: Gloucester
- Poor Law Union: Wheatenhurst
- Hundred: Dudstone and King’s Barton
- Province: Canterbury