Winterbourne Down  Gloucestershire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Winterbourne Down like this:

WINTERBOURNE-DOWN, a chapelry in Winterbourne parish, Gloucester; 2¾ miles ENE of Filton r. station, and 5½ NE by N of Bristol. It was constituted in 1861; and its Post town is Winterbourne, under Bristol. Pop., 750. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £96.* Patron, St. John s College, Oxford. The church contains 250 sittings.

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Winterbourne Down through time

Winterbourne Down is now part of South Gloucestershire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Gloucestershire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Winterbourne Down itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Winterbourne Down in South Gloucestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th October 2021

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