Dean Forest St Paul, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Dean Forest St Paul is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created in 1822 from part of Forest of Dean extra-parochial.

Other places in the parish include: Clearwell, Denbigh Walk, Denby Walk, York Walk, Parkend Walk, West Dean, and Park End Walk.

Parish church: St. Paul

Parish registers begin: 1822; Separate registers exist for Clearwell which begin: 1830

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Dean Forest St Paul

  • Cinderford
  • St Briavels
  • Dean Forest Christ Church
  • Lydney
  • Awre
  • Bream
  • Newland

Historical Descriptions

Denby Walk

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Denby-Walk, a tract in East Dean and West Dean township, Gloucester; in Dean forest, 4 miles W of Newnham. Pop., 1,307.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Park End Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Monmouth
  • Probate Court: Post-1541 – Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory), Pre-1541 – Court of the Bishop of Hereford
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Forest
  • Poor Law Union: Monmouth
  • Hundred: St Briavels
  • Province: Canterbury