Hampnett with Stowell is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created in 1660 from Hampnett Ancient Parish and Stowell Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Stowell.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1591

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Hampnett with Stowell

Historical Descriptions

Hampnett

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HAMPNETT, a parish in Northleach district, Gloucester; on the Fosse way, 1 mile NW of Northleach, and 6 SW of Bourton-on-the-Water r. station. Post town, Northleach, under Cheltenham. Acres, 1,406. Real property, £1,558. Pop., 156. Houses, 32. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Stowell, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £475. Patrons, the Heirs of Lord Stowell. The church is partly Norman, partly later English; has a tower; and is good.

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

Stowell

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STOWELL, a parish in Northleach district, Gloucester; on the river Coln, 8 miles NE by N of Cirencester r. station. Post town, Northleach, under Cheltenham. Acres, 823. Real property, £1,002. Pop., 41. Houses, 6. The manor gave the title of Baron to the Earl of Eldon, and belongs now to his representatives. The living is a rectory, annexed to Hampnett. The church is ancient.

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

Directories

Hampnett Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Hampnett is a township, parish and small village, 1 mile west-north-west from Northleach, 11 east from Cheltenham and north from Cirencester, and 85 from London, in Bradley Hundred, Northleach Union and electoral division of the county, and bishopric of Gloucester and Bristol.  It is situated near the old Roman Fossway.  The church of St. Andrew is an old stone building, in the Norman and perpendicular styles, in good repair; has tower, nave and chancel, containing a beautiful Norman arch in good preservation; it has 3 bells and an organ.  The living is a rectory united with that of Stowell, worth £500 yearly, with residence and 51 acres of glebe land, in the gift of the representation of Lord Eldon.  The Rev. E. A. Daubeny, M.A., is the incumbent, and the Rev. Richard Rice, M.A., is the curate.  There is an ancient barrow in this parish, near the old Roman Fossway, from which several coins have been taken.  The population, in 1851, was 211; and the acreage is 1,406; rateable value, £1,416.  The soil is stone brash.  Henry Thomas Hope, Esq., is lord of the manor and chief landowner.  Here is the Northleach House of Correction.

Rice Rev. Richard, M.A. (curate), Rectory

Traders
Wells John, farmer
Wells Thomas, farmer

Letters through Andoversford.  The nearest money order offices are at Northleach & Cheltenham.

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.

Parish Records

Gloucestershire Archives & Family History Groups

Gloucestershire Archives

Forest of Dean Family History

Gloucestershire Family History Society

Gloucestershire

England, Gloucestershire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1642-1996

England, Bristol Parish Registers, 1538-1900

England, Bristol, Non-Conformist Church Records, 1777-1936

Gloucestershire Births, Marriages & Deaths

Gloucestershire Inquisitions 1626-1648

South Gloucestershire Burial Index

Gloucestershire Hearth Tax 1672

Soldiers of Gloucestershire

Wills of Gloucestershire

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

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

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

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

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

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

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

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

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

Census

FreeCen

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 Census, 1911

Occupations

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

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

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

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

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

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

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

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Northleach
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Northleach
  • Poor Law Union: Northleach
  • Hundred: Bradley
  • Province: Canterbury

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