Brockworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.
Places included in Brockworth: Wellclose House, Crockworth Court, Droys Court, and Cooper’s Hill.
Parish church: St. George
Parish registers begin: 1559
Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist, Wesleyan.
Parishes adjacent to Brockworth
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
Brockworth, a parish in the district and county of Gloucester; on Ermine-street, in the vale of Gloucester, 4 miles ESE of Gloucester. It has a post office under Gloucester. Acres, 1,847. Real property, £4,308. Pop., 475. Houses, 97. The property is divided among a few. The grounds called the Court were the site of a Roman station, and have yielded Roman remains. Cooper’s Hill, a steep projection from neighbouring hills, commands a brilliant view. The parish is a meet for the Cotswold hounds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £150. Patron, E. G. Davis, Esq. The church is perpendicular English, with Norman arches under the tower. John Theyer the antiquary, who died in 1673, was a native. There are a national school, and charities £5.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851
Brockworth, a parish in the upper division of the hund. of Dudstone and King’s-Barton, county of Gloucester; 4 miles east-south-east of Gloucester. Living, a discharged vicarage in the archd. of Gloucester and dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; valued at £6 3s. 4d.; gross income £150. Patron, in 1835, J. Watts, Esq. There are two daily schools here. This parish is crossed by the Roman Ermin-street. Pop., in 1801, 350; in 1831, 390. Houses 87. Acres 2,360. A. P. £2,062. Poor rates, in 1837, £130.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Brockworth, 2m. S.E. Gloucester. P. 409
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
A video of the annual cheese rolling competition down Coopers Hill.
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- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Gloucester
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Pre 1836 – Gloucester, Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol
- Rural Deanery: Winchcombe
- Poor Law Union: Gloucester
- Hundred: Dudstone and King’s Barton
- Province: Canterbury