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Fetter Hill, Gloucestershire

Burgums of the "GG" family tree, lived at Fetter Hill, near Parkend, in the Forest of Dean.

Fetter Hill is on the road between Parkend and Coleford, not far from Milkwall. The brickworks was established at Fetter Hill in 1858 and pottery was also produced there. E. R. Payne establish stoneworks at both Parkend and Point Quarry, Fetter Hill in 1870. There were also ironworks in the area.

Royal Oak, Fetter Hill, Coleford, Gloucestershire >
Rateable value 1903: £12. 0s. 0d
Licence: Beerhouse
1891 - Eliza Burgham
1903 - Oliver A. Burgham, of Redbrook (MM family tree).
1891 - Daniel Nelmes
1903 - Louisa Banks (mother of Hannah Burgum, of the Anchor Inn, Lydbrook)
History: It closed in 1954 and was demolished.
Note: The Royal Oak was opposite " The George"; across the road from Pullens Soneworks.
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FAMILY & OTHERS living at Fetter Hill were as follows -

1891 Census at The Royal Oak Inn, 49 Parkend Road, Fetter Hill;
Daniel Nelmes (innkeeper, age 62), and Mary Nelmes, (wife, age 61)

1891 Census at The George Inn, 41 Parkend Road, Fetter Hill (nearly opposite the Royal Oak)
Richard Nelmes, (age 66, Collier & Innkeeper), Ann Nelmes, (wife, age 63, Landlady), William Nelmes, (son, age 18, Collier), Ruth Nelmes, (dau, age 14) and Ethel Nelmes, (dau, 6).

CS1901-115. Fetter Hill, near Parkend.
Louisa Banks (64, Innkeeper), Joseph Banks (son), Emily Louisa Burgum (niece); GG family tree.

CS1911-104 Royal Oak Inn, Fetter Hill
Louisa Banks (75, publican), Joseph Banks (son 53 general labourer) and Emily Louisa Burgham (grand-dau, age 27, Publican assistant).

The map below shows the principle areas in the Forest of Dean where Burgums and Burghams lived.
1. Abenhall               2. Flaxley             3. Littledean           4. Lydbrook           5. Lydney          
6. Mitcheldean         7. Newland           8. Redbrook           9. Ruardean

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