The Bryant family lived in Frampton Cotterell for many generations. I found this information in the town of Yates, about 2 miles to the east of Frampton Cotterell. "Topographical Dictionary, Sam Lewis, 1840; page 230."
(Saint Peters)--A parish, in the union of Chipping-Sodbury, Upper Division of the County of Gloucester, 8 miles North East by North from Bristol, England; containing 1816 inhabitants. This place derives its name from being situated on the River Frome. The manufacturing of hats extensively carried on, affording employment to about four hundred persons;
Independent and Wesleyan Methodist have each a place of worship here.
The name "BRYANT"
variations in spelling: Bryan; Bryant; Brien; Brian; Briant, and the son of Bryan. The name Bryant is not imported from Irland.
My Great Grand father, James Bryant came to America in about 1862.
The Bryants', namely George, Richard, Jonathan, and maybe Samuel, going back another 3 generations, come From Gloucester County in the towns of Frampton Cotterell, Westerleigh, and Mangotsfield.