Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire, a west midland county of England, which touches Warwick in the centre of the country, and extends SW. to the estuary of the Severn; it presents three natural and well-defined districts known as the Hill, formed by the Cotswold Hills in the E.; the Vale, through which the Severn runs, in the centre; the Forest of Dean (the largest in England) in the W.; coal is wrought in two large fields, but agricultural and dairy-farming are the main industries; antiquities abound; the principal rivers are the Wye, Severn, Lower and Upper Avon, and Thames; Bristol (q.v.) is the largest town.

Population (circa 1900) given as 600,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Gloucester, Robert of * Glück, Christoph von
Glencoe
Glencoe, Massacre of
Glendower, Owen
Glenlivet
Glenroy
Glogau
Glommen
Gloriana
Gloucester
Gloucester, Robert of
Gloucestershire
Glück, Christoph von
Gnomes
Gnostics
Goa
Gobelins, Gilles and Jean
Godav`ari
Godet, Frederick
Godfrey of Bouillon
Godiva, Lady
Godolphin, Sydney Godolphin, Earl of

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Antique pictures of Gloucestershire

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Abbot, George [No. 3]
Adams, William
Allibond, John
Angel, John
Atkyns, Richard
Atkyns, Sir Robert [No. 3]
Atterbury, Lewis
Ballard, George
Barclay, Alexander
Barksdale, Clement
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