Broadwell Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Broadwell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire. Adlestrop is a chapelry of Broadwell.

Alternative names: Bradle

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1539

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Presbyterian, and Wesleyan Methodist.

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Parishes adjacent to Broadwell

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BROADWELL, or Bradle, a parish in Stow-on-the-Wold district, Gloucester; on the Fosse way, 1½ mile NNE of Stow-on-the-Wold, and 2 miles WNW of Addlestrop r. station. It has a post office under Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Acres, 1,600. Real property, £3,713. Pop., 398. Houses, 92. The property is much subdivided. Broadwell House is the seat of Lord Leigh. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Addlestrop, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £643. Patron, Lord Leigh. The church is good; and there are a national school and charities £16.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Broadwell, a parish in the upper division of the hund. of Slaughter, union of Stow-on-the-Wold, county of Gloucester; 1½ mile north-north-east of Stow-on-the-Wold, intersected by the Cheltenham, Oxford, and London Union railroad. Living, a rectory, with the curacy of Adlestrop, in the archd. of Gloucester and dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; valued at £23 11s. 10½d.; gross income £648. Patron, in 1835, C. Leigh, Esq. All tithes, the property of the clerical rector, were commuted in 1792. There are here a daily school and two Sunday schools. The parish is crossed by the Roman fosse-way. Pop., in 1801, 239; in 1831, 334. Houses 79. Acres 1,600. A. P. £3,158. Poor rates, in 1837, £145.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Broadwell, 1 m. N. Stow. P. 345

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Parish Records

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England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

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England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

 

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England and Wales Census, 1841

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England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

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England and Wales National Register, 1939

Probate and Court Records

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United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

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Broadwell Marriages

Marriages at Broadwell 1605-1812

Marriages at Broadwell 1605-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Broadwell Marriages 1800 to 1812

Thomas Newman & Ann Giles, 11 Oct. 1800

John Gibbens & Elizabeth Clemans, 18 Dec. 1800

Thomas Hodgkins, of this p., & Elizabeth Jones, of Chaselton or Castle Town, 24 Oct. 1801

Joseph Minchin & Elizabeth Gillett, 8 May 1802

Richard Hodgkins & Elizabeth Cooper, 18 Oct. 1802

Thomas Robinson, of Stow, & Ann Hunt, 14 Dec. 1802

Richard Weble & Ann Ivins, 30 Aug. 1803

William Puzey & Judith Finch, lic., 8 Nov. 1803

Thomas Kibble, w., of Evenload, & Ester Yeats, lic., 10 Nov. 1803

William Davies, w., & Mary Arkill, 18 Oct. 1804

John Hope, of Cow Honeybourne, & Mary Tanner, 10 Jan. 1805

John Hodgkins, w., & Alice Hart, w., of Stow, 30 Jan. 1805

Timothy Scrivens & Elizabeth Gillett, w., 19 Oct. 1805

Robert French, of Windrush, w., & Mary Miflin, of Broadwell [signed French], lic., 13 Oct. 1806

Samuel White & Margaret Webb, 3 Mar. 1807

Richard Keen, of Stretton, & Sarah Bond, 12 May 1807

John Ellis, of West Ham, co. Essex, & Elizabeth Compere, of Broadwell, lic., 21 May 1807

Joseph Yates & Mary Edgington, 17 Oct. 1807

Stephen Shelton, of Bisham, Bucks, & Mary Ann Beman, lic., 7 Dec. 1807

William Hunt, of Oddington, & Hannah Field, 13 Oct. 1808

William Day, of Stow, & Hannah Jelf, lic., 22 May 1809

Richard Russell & Hannah Pain, 22 Apr. 1810

John Parker & Hannah Winstone, 24 Oct. 1810
Richard Tombs & Ann Norris, 29 Sept. 1811

George Newman, of this p., & Elizabeth Carpenter, of Enstone, Oxon, 24 Oct. 1811

William Woodward, of Little Rollright, Oxon, & Mary Pritchard, 27 Nov. 1811

John Bartlett, of Chastleton, co. Oxon, & Elizabeth Brain, lic., 18 Nov. 1812

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol. XIV. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1908

Broadwell Marriages 1775 to 1799

Thomas Clark, of Aston Blank, & Hannah Rose, lic., 3 Aug. 1775

Rev. Robert Lancaster, of Arlsey, co. Bedford, & Mary Leigh, lic., 29 Aug. 1775

William Eltome, of Chedworth, & Elizabeth Brownett, lic., 8 Oct. 1777

John Cook, of Donnington, p. of Stow, & Hannah Day, lic., 5 Jan. 1778

[---] Bartlett, of this p., & Mary Willis, of Moreton, - July 1778

George Hunt, of this p., & Ann Bennett, of Great Woolford, - Dec. 1777

[The above is out of order in book.]

William Rogers, of this p., & Elizabeth Newman, of Oddington, - Jan. 1779

James Freeman, of Longborough, & Mary Vincent, 5 Feb. 1779

John Keyte, of Todnam, co. Glouc., & Sarah Large, 18 Apr. 1779

John Frodsham, Esq., of Roistern, Cheshire, & Anne Leigh, lic., 9 Oct. 1780

Thomas Brookes & Mary Carey, 3 Oct. 1781

Thomas Iles & Sarah Wise, 24 Oct. 1781

Nathaniel Taylor & Rachel Large, 4 Aug. 1783

John Brookes & Elizabeth Hutchings, 20 Oct. 1783

John Reeve, w., of Shipston-upon-Stour, & Elisabeth Widdows, lic., 26 Apr. 1784

John Heartwell, of Ebrington & Mary Simsons, 18 Aug. 1784

Thomas Pritchard, of this p., & Mary Barnes, of Stow, 7 Sept. 1784

Richard Russell & Ann Yeates, 16 July 1786

William Hobbs & Mary Emms [Emes ?], 12 Feb. 1787

Richard Parker & Ann Large, 12 May 1787

Benjamin Hobbs & Mary Boulton, 24 Oct. 1788

Richard Hathaway, of Evenlode, co. Worc., & Elizabeth Hooper, 22 Dec. 1788

William Ivins & Elizabeth Jaques [sic, out of order], 7 Dec. 1789

John Large & Sarah Jaques, lic., 10 Dec. 1789

Charles Nichols & Mary Webb, 30 Aug. 1790

Thomas Brain & Frances Large, 28 Dec. 1790

William Hardiman & Elizabeth Penderry, 18 Jan. 1791

Henry Hathaway & Elizabeth Bowers, 23 May 1791

Edmund Tidmarsh, of this p., & Mary Williams, of Longborough, - Feb. 1792

The Rev. John Yeomans, D.D., of Wadham College, Oxon, & Mary Horne, lic., 29 Mar. 1792

Thomas Turl & Mary Newman, 14 Oct. 1792

Richard Ash, of Tingewich, co. Bucks, & Elizabeth Jilks, lic., 31 Dec. 1792

Thomas Large & Elizabeth Hobbs, 7 Feb. 1793

William Pain, of Stow, & Martha Jacques, 22 Sept. 1793

Henry Hanks & Sarah Roberts, 11 Oct. 1793

William Cowley & Hannah Breakspear, 31 Oct. 1793

Joseph Payne & Frances Rose, lic., 1 Dec. 1793

John Harris & Mary Payne, 23 Oct. 1794

Thomas Edginton, of Maugersbury, Stow, & Mary Jacques, 18 Dec. 1794

Thomas Taylor & Elizabeth Horseman, 28 Mar. 1796

Richard Rose & Mary Phipps, lic., 11 June 1796

William Buckinham, of Swalcliffe, co. Oxon, & Elizabeth Gilks, lic., 13 Oct. 1796

William Bond & Sarah Pendry, 14 Nov. 1796

William Pain, of the Hamlet of Donnington, & Hannah Smith, lic., 1 June 1797

James Pain, of the p. of Stow-on-the-Wold, & Mary Hobbs, 15 Aug. 1797

Edward Williams, of the p. of Little Compton, co. Glouc., & Mary Cudd, lic., 23 Jan. 1798

Robert Tidmarsh, of the p. of Little Compton, & Hannah Newman, 22 Jan. 1799

Samuel Bamfield, of the p. of Cheltenham, & Hannah Jaques, lic., 30 Dec. 1799

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol. XIV. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1908

Broadwell Marriages 1755 to 1774

Volume II.

Alexander Payne, of Campden, & Mary Hill, of Broadwell, lic., 12 Apr. 1755

[After this date the parties are invariably of this parish, and bachelor and spinster unless otherwise described.]

William Webb, of Lacock, co. Wilts, chairmaker, & Margaret Plimer, of Broadwell, Glouc., 6 Aug. 1756

William Luckit, of Broadwell, & Elizabeth Snow, of Blockley, 29 Jan. 1757

Thomas Clarke, of Whichford, & Mary Walker, 30 Jan. 1757

Thomas Dobbins, of Temple Guyting, co. Glouc., & Jane Baylis, lic., 17 Feb. 1758

William Webb & Margaret Sadler, 24 Oct. 1758

Samuel Pearce, of Lower Slaughter, & Mary Hobbs, lic., 27 Mar. 1760

John Breakspear, w., of this p., & Mary Whitley, of the p. of Churchill, co. Oxon., 2 Feb. 1761

John Braundis, of Evenlode, & Elizabeth Hobbs, of this p., 20 Apr. 1762

Thomas Brain & Elizabeth Jacques, 28 May 1762

Jeremiah Jacques & Mary Rose, 2 June 1762

William Ivins & Hannah Phipps, 4 July 1762

William Brain & Mary Morse, 29 July 1762

John Wallington, of Stow, & Ann Phipps, 19 Aug. 1762

William Mander, of Adlestrope, & Sarah Braine, 25 Nov. 1762

John Bartlett, of Stow, & Angel Horne, - Sept. 1763

John Jacques & Hannah Rose, lic., 19 Nov. 1763

John Johnson, of Witney, Oxon, & Mary Jacques, of this p., lic., 10 Jan. 1764

Richard Yeates, of this p., & Elizabeth Seabright, of Evenlode, Worc., - May 1764

Joseph Clifford, w., of Stow, & Ann Bansbury, w., 9 Jan. 1765

Richard Yates, of this p., & Ann Hanks, of Westcott, lic., 6 June 1765

Thomas Morse, of this p., & Sarah Kerrey, of Ducklington, co. Oxon, 8 June 1766

John Simmonds, of this p., & Sarah Ballenger, of Childs Wickham, Glouc., [blank]

William Gladwyn & Hannah Ivins, 25 Sept. 1766

Thomas Bond, of this p., & Mary Collett, of Stow, - Sept. 1766

George Buller & Susanna Green, 15 Oct. 1766

Joseph Sandle & Mary Large, 19 Oct. 1766

Joseph Smith & Hannah Mullington, lic., 16 Oct. 1767

William Gilkes & Ann English, 19 Oct. 1767

James Payn & Mary Hill, lic., 26 May 1768

John Breakspear & Mary Payne, 14 July 1768

Joshua Nixon, of Blockley, co. Worc., w., & Margaret Dyde, lic., 25 July 1768

Nathaniel Hitchman, of Adderbury, co. Oxon, & Mary Hardyman, - Dec. 1768

Thomas Pain, of Longborough, & Elizabeth Bartlett, 6 Apr. 1769

Nathaniel Hitchman, of Adderbury, co. Oxon, & Mary Hardyman, 14 Apr. 1769 [Repeated in original transcription]

Robert Longshaw & Mary Wise, 15 May 1769

William Hobbs & Mary Tidmarsh, 21 Feb. 1770

Thomas Rainbow & Betty Morse, 18 June 1770

John Leach & Sarah Hopkins, lic., 19 Sept. 1770

John Payn, of this p., & Hannah Mansell, of Blockley, co. Worc., [blank]

William Payn, of this p., & Elizabeth Perkins, of Longborough, [blank]

Jonas Johnson, of Northleigh, co. Oxon, & Ann Walker, 23 Sept. 1771

William Wise & Mary Adams, 28 Oct. 1771

Richard Jacques & Martha Rose, lic., 30 Oct. 1771

Samuel Pendery & Sarah Cook, 17 Feb. 1772

Richard Pain & Susanna Franklin, 2 Mar. 1772

William Payn, of this p., & Mary Bould, of Oddington, co. Glouc., lic., 14 May 1772

Richard Hobbs, of Cornwall, co. Oxon, & Elizabeth Tidmarsh, [blank] [In this entry the officiating minister made an error, entering the wife’s married name, and for her mark her maiden name.]

William Pynock & Hester Keilby, 28 Mar. 1773

John Hunt & Mary Hands, 17 June 1773

Joseph Walker & Sarah Pinnock, 10 Oct. 1773

Richard Parker & Elizabeth Newman, 15 Nov. 1773

Henry Meadows, of Burton-on-the-Hill, & Judith Rose, lic., 29 Nov. 1773

Charles Knife & Sarah Acocks, 15 Jan. 1774

George Acock, of Badgworth, co. Glouc., & Jane Wincott, lic., 11 Aug. 1774

John Provis & Joanna Court, lic., 5 Oct. 1774

William Hale, of this p., & Mary Payton, of Icomb, Worc., 25 Oct. 1774

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol. XIV. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1908

Directories

Broadwell Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Broadwell is a parish and village, 1 mile north-east from Stow-on-the-Wold, and 2 north-west from the Adlestrop railway station on the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton railway, in Upper Slaughter Hundred, Stow-on-the-Wold Union, East Gloucestershire, Gloucester archdeaconry, Gloucester and Bristol bishopric.  The church of St. Paul is a neat stone building in the early English and perpendicular style.  The living is united with that of Adlestrop, and is a rectory, united value about £800 per annum, in the gift of Lord Leigh; the Hon. and Rev. Henry Pitt Cholmondeley, M.A., is the incumbent, and the Rev. Robert Potter, M.A., is the curate.  There is a National school for boys and girls, and Sunday school endowed with £4 per annum.  The seat of Admiral Jodrell Leigh is situated here.  The population, in 1851, was 388, and the acreage is 1,849; the soil is oolite, marlstone, and lias clay.  The manorial rights are divided into five portions.  Admiral Leigh, the rector, and others, are the landowners.

Gentry
Leigh Admiral Jodrell, Broadwell house
Polhill Capt. William
Potter Rev. Robert, M.A. (curate)

Traders
Bartlett Hen. Beer retailer & cattle dlr
Bastin John, shopkeeper
Bastin William, shoemaker
Breakspere Richard, blacksmith
Hands Richard, farm bailiff
Hill Daniel, farm bailiff
Hodgskins Charles, carpenter
Hodgskins Richard, carpenter
Mosson Matthew, mason & shopkeeper
Payne Thomas, farmer
Quarterman William, shoema. & postmstr
Rose James, farmer
Rose Joseph, farmer, maltster & baker
Slatter Joseph, farmer
Wharton Henry, beer retailer & coal dlr

Letters are received through Moreton-in-the-Marsh.  The nearest money order office is at Stow-on-the-Wold.

Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire with Bath and Bristol.  Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., 19, 20 & 21, Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1856

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Stow on the Wold
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 - Gloucester
  • Rural Deanery: Stow
  • Poor Law Union: Stow on the Wold
  • Hundred: Slaughter
  • Province: Canterbury