Downend is a chapelry of Mangotsfield Ancient Parish in Gloucestershire.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1831
- Bishop’s Transcripts: None
Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
DOWNEND, a chapelry in Mangotsfield parish, Gloucester; near Mangotsfield r. station, 5 miles NE of Bristol. It has a post office under Bristol. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the p. curacy of Mangotsfield, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.
Emett John, Downend, Gloucestershire, stone quarryman, Sept. 2, 1828.
Hedges Noah, Downend, Mangotsfield, Gloucestershire, tailor, Jan. 1, 1841.
Parker William Bush, Downend, Gloucestershire, scrivener, March 7, 1837.
Civil Registration District: Keynsham
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
Rural Deanery: Bristol
Poor Law Union: Keynsham
Hundred: Barton Regis