In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bearse like this:
BEARSE, a tract in the district of Chepstow and county of Gloucester; recently incorporated with St. Briavels parish, and previously extra-parochial.
Additional information about this locality is available for St Briavels
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bearse, in Forest of Dean and Gloucestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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