Eastington (near Stroud), Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Eastington (near Stroud) is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Alkerton.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: Eastington: 1558; Alkerton: 1558

Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Eastington

Historical Descriptions

Eastington

Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Eastington, a tything and a parish in Wheatenhurst district, Gloucester. The tything lies on the Stroudwater canal, near the Bristol and Gloucester and the Gloucester and Hereford Junction railways, 2½ miles W of Stonehouse r. station, and 4½ W of Sroud; has a post-office under Stonehouse; and contains the workhouse of Wheatenhurst. Pop., 712. Houses, 137. The parish includes also the tything of Alkerton. Acres, 2,042. Real property, £6,852. Pop., 1,717. Houses, 372. The property is much subdivided. Eastington House is a principal residence. A considerable woollen manufacture has been carried on, but has recently declined. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £551. Patron, the Rev. T. Peters. The church is ancient but good, with a tower; and has a brass of 1518, and a Norman font. There are chapels for Baptists and Wesleyans. A school has £19 from endowment; and other charities has £11.

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

Alkerton

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Alkerton, in Eastington par. P. 1210.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Alkerton, a tything, in the parish of Eastington, union of Wheatenhurst, Lower division of the hundred of Whitstone, E division of the county of Gloucester, 3 miles (W.) from Stroud; containing 1108 inhabitants.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1840

Alkerton, a tything in the parish of Eastington, Gloucestershire; 3 miles west from Stroud. Pop., in 1821, 963; in 1831, 1,055. Houses 218. Here is a Wesleyan Methodist chapel and school; also a Baptist chapel and school.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1840.

Bankrupts

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.

Chase John William, Eastington, Gloucestershire, shopkeeper, Jan. 23, 1827.

Fletcher Henry, sen.; and Henry Fletcher, jun.; Eastington, Gloucestershire, clothiers, March 19, 1841.

Hicks John Phillimore; and Charles Edward Hicks; Eastington, Gloucestershire, clothiers, Dec. 2, 1834.

Hicks John Phillimore; & Charles Edward Hicks; Eastington, Gloucestershire, clothiers, March 13, 1835.

Poll Books

Eastington Poll Book 1834 - Google Books

Marriages

Marriages at Eastington 1558 to 1812

Note. – Volume I, of parchment, with parchment cover. The Marriage entries, 1558 to 1658, occupy the last twelve pages.

Volume II, of similar make, contains Marriage entries, 1661 to 1686, between the space occupied by the Baptisms and the Burials.

Volume III, of similar material, but broader make, contains the Marriage entries, 1687 to 1698, on two pages between the Burials of 1698 and the Baptisms of 1695; the Marriages 1699 to 1705, between Burials 1705 and Baptisms 1702; and after 1705 the Marriages occur under each year with the Baptisms and Burials to 1734. There is a deficiency in the Register, 1735 to 1753, which has been supplied from the transcripts at Gloucester, except for 1735, for which year there is no transcript.

Volume IV contains Marriages and Banns, entered on the usual printed forms, 1754 to 1808.

Volume V contains Marriages, 1809 to 1812, and Banns to 1821.

All the earlier entries, and most entries till after the middle of the seventeenth century are in Latin, but are here transcribed in English.

The transcription of the entries has been made by the Rev. W. Symonds, M.A., of Salisbury. It has been collated by him with the late Mr. T. W. Cattell’s copy of the transcripts at Gloucester, 1578 to 1696, and is here printed with the sanction of the Rev. G. T. Altimas Ward, Rector of Eastington.

Marriages at Eastington 1558-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Eastington Marriages 1809 to 1812

Volume V.

Thomas Vick & Betty Vick, lic., 16 Apr. 1809

Edward Davies, this p., & Sophia Sarah Jones, of Frampton-on-Severn, lic., 13 May 1809

William Hawker, of Berkeley, & Hester Sandford, 18 June 1809

John Chandler, of Berkeley, and Hannah Long, 20 Aug. 1809

Stephen Sandford, w., & Hannah Miles, 30 Sept. 1809

Joseph Palmer & Eleanor Adlem, 5 Nov. 1809

Samuel Sims & Anne Wilkins, 13 Nov. 1809

Richard French, of Frocester, & Elizabeth Long, 10 Dec. 1809

James Frape, of Stroud, & Hannah Syloy, 31 Dec. 1809

James Proverbs & Mary Baker, 2 Aug. 1810

James Perkins & Elizabeth Underwood, 25 Nov. 1810

Henry Phillips, of Moreton, & Ann Millard, 2 Feb. 1811

Thomas Hardwick, of St. Paul’s, Covent Garden, Middlesex, & Esther Newbury, lic., 30 Mar. 1811

John Rowles & Mary Hewlett, 8 Apr. 1811

Thomas Hughes, w., of Stroud, & Mary Huntley, lic., 11 June 1811

Thomas White & Diana Brain, lic., 17 July 1811

Stephen Creed & Elizabeth Burfoot, 24 Oct. 1811

Nathaniel Davis & Hester Hamonds, 30 Apr. 1812

Nathaniel Miles & Elizabeth Moreland, 31 May 1812

William Mayo & Sophia Dalby, 30 Aug. 1812

John Smith & Rebecca Brain, 29 Sept. 1812

Richard Hayward & Elizabeth Ussell, 11 Oct. 1812

Thomas Howell, w., & Hannah Underwood, 29 Oct. 1812

Lestrange Southgate Austin, of Wotton-under-Edge, & Charlotte Hicks, lic., 24 Nov. 1812

Joseph Hill & Ann Rowles, 31 Dec. 1812

[The rest of the Marriage entry forms in this large volume are blank.]

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

Eastington Marriages 1805 to 1808

William King & Elizabeth Dowdeswell, 19 Feb. 1805

James Coleman, of Blaisdon, & Mary Watkins, lic., 28 Mar. 1805

Charles Jackway, of Leonard Stanley, & Kitty Pegler, lic., 30 Apr. 1805

Thomas Bendall & Anne Peters, 9 June 1805

John Trotman & Anne Fletcher, lic., 20 June 1805

Edward Hewlett, of Moreton Valence, & Anna Watkins, lic., 26 June 1805

William Watkins & Mary Carefield, lic., 6 July 1805

Samuel Evans & Elizabeth Watts, 4 Aug. 1805

William Walkley & Betty Daniels, 7 Sept. 1805

Thomas Morgan & Sarah Hollis, 31 Oct. 1805

William Morris & Anne Horwood, 17 Nov. 1805

Joseph Shill & Jane Taylor, 29 Dec. 1805

John Hill & Elizabeth Clark, 17 Feb. 1806

James Vick & Betty West, 18 Feb. 1806

Joseph Newman & Sarah Hare, 24 Mar. 1806

Nathaniel Hewlett, of Moreton Valence, & Rachel Perkins, lic., 9 May 1806

John Guy & Rebecca Howell, 18 May 1806

George Sandford & Hester Chamberlayne, 11 Oct. 1806

Richard Stibbs, of Cheltenham, & Sarah Evans, lic., 11 Nov. 1806

John Harper, of Standish, & Christian Cowley, 18 Nov. 1806

George Cowley & Dinah Clutterbuck, 7 Dec. 1806

John Painter & Betty Wearratt, 7 Dec. 1806

George Horwood & Elizabeth Horsham, 24 Jan. 1807

John Eagles, of Frampton-on-Severn, & Sarah Millard, 3 Mar. 1807

Nathaniel Bird & Sarah Preen, 31 Mar. 1807

John Carefield & Alice Knowles, lic., 8 Apr. 1807

John Cooper & Sarah Jennings, 1 May 1807

Samuel Clissold & Susanna Marmont, 17 May 1807

Moses Curnock & Anne Nippress, lic., 31 May 1807

Job Miles & Sarah Heaven, 31 May 1807

George Hipwood & Elizabeth Gower, 31 July 1807

Robert Carter & Lidia Clutterbuck, lic., 9 Aug. 1807

Nathaniel Brain & Elizabeth Parslow, 13 Sept. 1807

George Bird & Elizabeth Brown, 11 Oct. 1807

Thomas Wheeler & Mary Browning, 26 Oct. 1807

William Budding & Catharine Evans, lic., 22 Nov. 1807

John Guy, of Saul, & Lucy Pegler, 13 Dec. 1807

Aaron Burfoot & Fanny Hays, 25 Dec. 1807

Daniel Cobb, of Moreton Valence, & Elizabeth Roberts, 19 Jan. 1808

Thomas Howell & Sarah Price, 2 Feb. 1808

John Evans, of Frampton-on-Severn, & Sophia Niblet, 8 Feb. 1808

Thomas Perkins & Anne Hayward, 29 May 1808

William Stafford & Hester Churches, 3 Oct. 1808

William Reynolds, of Standish, & Betty Wade, 11 Oct. 1808

William Yates & Lucy Brain,, 25 Dec. 1808

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

Eastington Marriages 1800 to 1804

William Hayward & Fanny Pegler, 26 Jan. 1800

William Ayland & Anne Barnard, 2 Feb. 1800

Thomas Tyler, w., of Chilton, Wilts., & Elizabeth Edwards, w., lic., 1 May 1800

Daniel Gay & Hannah West, 1 May 1800

Daniel Price & Elizabeth Miles, 8 May 1800

Thomas Davis & Elizabeth Stratford, 5 Sept. 1800

Jacob Werratt & Betty Deane, 17 Feb. 1801

John Daniels & Martha Warner, 9 Apr. 1801

John Carefield & Phaebe Watkins, lic., 20 Aug. 1801

Oliver Glanville, this p., & Hester Packer, of Frampton-on-Severn, lic., 17 Sept. 1801

James Cornock & Sarah Ussell, 18 Oct. 1801

George Bailey & Betty Knight, 25 Oct. 1801

William Chamberlayne & Hester Shurmur, 1 Nov. 1801

James Budding & Sarah Heard, 22 Dec. 1801

John Longney & Elizabeth James, 27 Dec. 1801

Thomas Lord & Anne Sandford, 31 Jan. 1802

Richard Brown & Priscilla Wilkins, 16 Feb. 1802

Joseph Pegler, of Frampton-on-Severn, & Sarah Ellis, 18 Apr. 1802

William Bailey & Hannah Horsham, 22 Apr. 1802

John Horsham & Anne Colston, 22 Apr. 1802

Samuel Clutterbuck & Betty Jennings, 6 June 1802

Joseph Vale, of Arlingham, & Mary Roane, 13 June 1802

John Watkins & Sarah Clark, lic., 13 June 1802

Matthew Chamberlain & Joanna Marlin, 29 July 1802

Daniel Price, w., & Elizabeth Evans, w., 2 Aug. 1802

William West & Elizabeth Hamlett, 27 Aug. 1802

Ambrose Beard & Sarah Rowles, 30 Sept. 1802

Matthew Smith, of Hawkesbury, & Anne Wakefield, 3 Oct. 1802

William Fryer & Hannah Price, 7 Oct. 1802

Charles Jones, of Frampton-on-Severn, & Betsy Johnson, lic., 24 Oct. 1802

James Hill & Mary Horwood, 21 Nov. 1802

William Wetmore & Christian Brain, 1 Dec. 1802

Stephen Bryant, of Winterbourne, & Esther Knowles, lic., 3 Apr. 1803

Edward Hancock & Mary Burnett, 24 Apr. 1803

Joseph Hayward & Elizabeth Heaven, 2 Oct. 1803

Richard Lodge & Hannah Howell, 6 Oct. 1803

George Bennet & Elizabeth Bendall, 26 Dec. 1803

Thomas Brain & Sarah Hopkins, 10 Apr. 1804

William Jennings & Hannah Millard, 25 May 1804

John Fletcher & Mary Workman, lic., 22 June 1804

Samuel Laurence & Sarah Davis, 13 Aug. 1804

Job Workman & Deborah Curnock, 3 Sept. 1804

Richard Rogers, of Frampton-on-Severn, w., & Elizabeth Millard, 18 Oct. 1804

Thomas Davis & Sarah Hancock, 22 Oct. 1804

William Bailey & Mary Dunn, 28 Oct. 1804

Charles Jeens & Nancy Fennell, 29 Oct. 1804

Joseph Howell & Sarah Minett, 9 Dec. 1804

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

Administration

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