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Cinderford, Gloucestershire

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Cinderford, Gloucestershire

Cinderford is a small town on the eastern fringe of the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England. A population of 8,116 people is recorded in the 2001 census. The town is relatively young, coming into existence in the 19th century, following the rapid expansion of the local iron and coal industries.
DistrictForest of Dean
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO6513
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01594
Population8,116 (2001 Census)

Cinderford, Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cinderford, vil. with ry. sta., W. Gloucestershire, 2½ miles NW. of Newnham and 131 miles NW. of London; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 newspaper; has ironworks.

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