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

LIDBROOK, a hamlet in the parish of ENGLISH-BICKNOR, hundred of ST-BRIAVELLS, county of GLOUCESTER. There is a place of worship for Baptists. Iron and tin works furnish employment to about one hundred and twenty individuals; they are said to be the first that were established in the kingdom. Coal is brought from the Forest of Dean, by means of a railroad constructed from the Wye to the Severn.

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