Purton  Gloucestershire


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

PURTON, a tything in Lydney parish, Gloucester; on the river Severn and the Great Western railway, 2½ miles N E of Lydney.

Additional information about this locality is available for Lydney

Purton through time

Purton is now part of Forest of Dean district. Click here for graphs and data of how Forest of Dean has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Purton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Purton, in Forest of Dean and Gloucestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th October 2021

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