Dodington Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Dodington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1575

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

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Parishes adjacent to Dodington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DODINGTON, a parish in Chipping-Sodbury district, Gloucester; among the Cotswolds, at the head of the river Frome, 2½ miles SE of Chipping-Sodbury, and 4½ SE by E of Yate r. station. Post town, Chipping-Sodbury, under Chippenham. Acres, 1,473. Real property, £2,424. Pop., 126. Houses, 27. The property is divided among a few. Dodington House is the seat of Sir B. Codrington, Bart. Roman coins, urns, and other relics have been found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £199. Patron, Sir B. Codrington, Bart. The church is a neat Ionic edifice, built about 1810, and repaired in 1859.

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

Dodington, a parish in the hund. of Grumbald's-Ash, union of Chipping-Sodbury, county of Gloucester; 2½ miles south-east of Chipping-Sodbury, near the post-road from Bath to Farringdon. Living, a rectory, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £5 6s. 5½d.; gross income £214. Patron, in 1835, Sir C. B. Codrington, Bart. Acres 1,670. Houses 14. A. P. £2,538. Pop., in 1801, 95; in 1831, 113. Poor rates, in 1837, £181.

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

Parish Records

Birth Marriage and Death Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

England Marriages, 1538–1973 

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

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


Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Grave Indexes

BillionGraves Index

Find A Grave Index

Migration and Naturalisation Records

Migration Records at FamilySearch

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Census Records

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales National Register, 1939

Probate and Court Records

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

Military Records

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

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

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Chipping Sodbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 - Gloucester, Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Hawkesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Chipping Sodbury
  • Hundred: Grumbald's Ash
  • Province: Canterbury