Hanham, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Hanham is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created in 1841 from chapelry in Bitton Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1584

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, General Baptist, Independent/Congregational, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Hanham

  • Kingswood
  • Oldland
  • Two Mile Hill
  • Bitton
  • Brislington
  • Keynsham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HANHAM, a hamlet and a chapelry in Bitton parish, Gloucester. The hamlet lies on the river Avon, at the boundary with Somerset, 1 mile NW of Keynsham r. station, and 5 ESE of Bristol; and has a post office under Bristol. The chapelry was reconstituted, with altered limits, in 1844. Acres, within the original limits, 1,212. Real property, £3,706; of which £127 are in quarries. Pop., 1,224. Houses, 255. Rated property within the new limits, £3,229. Pop., 1,271. Houses, 267. The property is subdivided. The quarries are numerous; and what they furnish is paving stone for Bath and Bristol. The living is a vicarage, united with the chapelry of Christchurch, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £131. Patron, the Vicar of Bitton. There are two churches Hanham-Abbotts and Christchurch and a Wesleyan chapel.

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

Parish Registers

The register of Hanham and Oldland, Gloucestershire. 1584-1681

Author: Hanham, England (Parish); Fry, Edw. Alex. (Edward Alexander); Carlyon-Britton, P. W. P. (Philip William Poole), b. 1863; Bitton, England (Parish); Oldland, England (Parish)

Publisher: [Exeter, W. Pollard & company, limited, printers

The register of Hanham and Oldland 1584-1681 - Archive.org

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

Administration

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