In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Easton like this:
EASTON, or Lower Easton, a chapelry in St. George and Stapleton parishes, Gloucester; on the Bristol and Gloucester railway, in the north-eastern vicinity of Bristol. It was constituted in 1848. Post town, Bristol. Pop., 2, 939. Houses, 573. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. - Value, £150.* Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is good.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Easton, in Bristol and Gloucestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th July 2014
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