Henry George Nicholls
|Henry George Nicholls|
|Residence||Town of East Dean|
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Cambridge|
|Known for||Historical Writing|
Henry George Nicholls (1825–1867) was Permanent Curate of the church of the Holy Trinity, township of East Dean, in the Forest of Dean.  He wrote three books on the area and its history. His work includes information on such landmarks as St Briavels Castle and Speech House. His descriptions and historical information continue to be cited as authority concerning the history of the area.
Nicholls was the only son of Sir George Nicholls, K.C.B. He was educated at Rugby School and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he received a B.A. in 1845 and an M.A. in 1848. He assumed his position at the church of the Holy Trinity in 1847 and held it until he died. He was married and was survived by twin boys.
- The Forest of Dean (1858)
- The Personalities of the Forest of Dean (1863)
- Iron Making in the olden times as instanced in the ancient mines, forges and furnaces of the forest of Dean (1866)
- The Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and the City of Bristol. 1863.
- Boase, Frederic (1897). Modern English Biography, Vol. 2. Netherton and Worth.
- Venn, J.; Venn, J. A., eds. (1922–1958). "Nicholls, Henry George". Alumni Cantabrigienses (10 vols) (online ed.). Cambridge University Press.
- Goode, Frederick C. (1998). "The Royal Forest of Dean". Forest of Dean Family History. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010.