Pebworth

Extract from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England, 1831.
Transcribed by Mel Lockie, © Copyright 2010
Lewis Topographical Dictionaries

PEBWORTH, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of KIFTSGATE, county of GLOUCESTER, 6 miles (N. by W.) from Chipping-Campden, containing 620 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester, rated in the king's books at £10. 1. 2., endowed with £400 royal bounty, and £1200 parliamentary grant, and in the joint patronage of Messrs. Shekell and Millard. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists. Two small schools are endowed to a trifling extent. Several mineral springs rise in this parish, which are said to resemble the Cheltenham waters, but they are not generally known.

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