Dursley

Dursley is a market town in Gloucestershire, England. It is under the North East flank of Stinchcombe Hill (part of the 'Cotswold Edge'), and about 6 km South East of the River Severn. The town is adjacent with Cam which, though a village, is a community of double the size. The two communities (combined population about 12,000) share many facilities.

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Usage in Harry Potter - Notable Muggles in The Series
... Petunia Dursley, Harry's Aunt Vernon Dursley, Harry's Uncle Dudley Dursley, Harry's Cousin Marge Dursley, Vernon Dursley's sister Muggle Prime Minister ...
Berkeley Road Railway Station - History
... It was two miles east of Berkeley and three north-west of Dursley, and for the first year of its life it was called "Dursley and Berkeley Road" ... Dursley acquired a station of its own in 1856 with the opening of the Dursley and Midland Junction Railway branch from Coaley Junction ...
Mikael Pedersen - Life in England
... market and Pedersen became rich, renting the largest house in Dursley and becoming prominent in society in the town. 29 years his junior, bringing her back to Dursley in 1907 ... In Dursley, Pedersen set up manufacture of his unusual and ingenious cantilevered bicycle, which earned a small but devoted following ...
Dursley Railway Station
... Dursley railway station served the town of Dursley in Gloucestershire, England, and was the terminus of the short Dursley and Midland Junction Railway line which linked the town to the Midland ... Dursley station was situated at the bottom of the town, in a marshy area that was later developed by the engineering group R A Lister and Company ... But Dursley developed considerably for goods traffic with increased sidings and a goods shed, and further facilities inside the Lister works which ...
Dursley - Trivia
... Mikael Pedersen invented the Pedersen bicycle in Dursley in the 19th Century ... Dursley once had a castle, built by Roger de Berkeley in 1153 ... author JK Rowling, born in nearby Yate, named the Dursley family in the Potter books after the town ...