Huntley, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Huntley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1679

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Table of Contents

Parishes adjacent to Huntley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HUNTLEY, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Westbury-on-Severn district, Gloucester. The village stands near the boundary with Hereford, 2 miles NE of Mitcheldean-Road r. station, and 4 S of Newent; and has a post office under Gloucester. The parish comprises 1,409 acres. Real property, £2,520. Pop., 533. Houses, 115. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £300. Patron, the Rev. D. Capper. The church, excepting the tower, was rebuilt in 1863; is in the decorated English style; comprises nave, chancel, N aisle, organ recess, and vestry; has had a spire added to the tower, and a brooch spire to the stair turret; is richly fitted, in the interior. with sculptures, medallions, coloured marbles, and alabaster; and has a pulpit of marble and alabaster, and a font of marble and carved stone. There are a national school, and charities £28. The sub-district contains also five other parishes, and part of another. Acres, 19,223. Pop., 5,715. Houses, 1,161.

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

Marriages

Marriages at Huntley 1583 to 1837

Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol XVI. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1900.

Author: Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews

Note. – The earliest register book possessed by the Parish is inscribed “The Register Book of Huntley from the year 1679.” It is in good condition, the leaves measuring 14 ½ in. by 6in., and bound in parchment. It contains (a) six paper leaves not numbered, the first two pages blank, the remainder containing copies of old documents dealing with the history of the Parish Charity Lands, an account of the accidental burning of the old Registers, and extracts from them; (b) thirty-six parchment leaves, containing the registers from 1679 to 1775.

Volume II is also in good condition, bound in parchment, and measures is 13¼ ins. by 8½ ins. It contains the Marriage Registers only from 1754 to 1806.

Volume III is in the statutory form, and contains the Marriage Registers from 1813 to 1836. The Marriages from 1806 to 1813 have been copied from the transcripts in the Registry.

Volume IV commences in 1837, is in statutory form, and is in use to-day.

These extracts (by permission of the Rector) have been made by and are printed under the supervision of Mr. John N. Blood, V.D., M.A., B.C.L., Churchwarden of Huntley, who has also collated them with the transcripts in the Bishop’s Registry at Gloucester.

Transcriptions

Huntley Marriages 1825 to 1837

Isaac Wintle, p. Taynton, & Sarah Uzzle, 15 Feb. 1825

Charles Hook, p. Taynton, & Susannah Hyett, 6 July 1826

John Harper & Sarah Barnes, lic., 21 Sept. 1826

Robert Hook, p. Taynton, & Elizabeth Johnson, 4 Jan. 1827

Peter Slatter, p. Winchcomb, co. and dio. Glos., & Sarah Drew, lic., 13 Feb. 1827

Samuel Dobbins & Mary Coopey, 21 Mar. 1827

Thomas Phillips & Mary Wilkes, 28 Jan. 1828

Josiah Coleman, p. Mitcheldean, co. Glos., & Esther Elliott, lic., 14 Aug. 1828

Thomas Bigelston, p. Preston, co. and dio. Hereford, & Elizabeth Elliott, lic., 25 July 1829

Edward Lloyd & Jane Annis, 10 Nov. 1829

John Ballinger, p. Bulley, co. Glos., & Mary Thomas, 11 Nov. 1829

Samuel Oakey, p. Tibberton, & Hannah Lloyd, 12 Apr. 1830

Thomas Stocks & Charlotte Selwyn, 23 May 1830

James Bright, p. Westbury-on-Severn, co. Glos., & Harriet Sanford, lic., 7 June 1830

Soloman Coleman, p. Longhope, co. Glos., & Mary Ann Drinkwater, lic., 20 Sept. 1830

Samuel Predith & Phoebe Deane, 24 Oct. 1830

William Hart & Mary Cossham, 25 Oct. 1830

George Jones & Elizabeth Davis, 21 Mar. 1831

George Reynolds, p. Newent, & Mary Ann Lloyd, 17 Jan. 1832

Thomas Jordan & Charlotte Johnson, 3 May 1832

William Trigg, p. Newland, co. and dio. Glos., & Susanna Barnes, lic., 10 May 1832

James Green & Esther Barlow, 13 May 1832

James Harding & Lydia Smart, both of the Hundred of St. Briavels, 11 Aug. 1832

Thomas Hyett & Hannah Watkins, 26 Aug. 1832

George Predith, w., & Mary Woodhouse, 11 Nov. 1832

John Preddy & Sarah Baldwin, 4 Apr. 1833

Joseph Ballenger & Ann Wilkes, 17 Apr. 1833

Joseph Wade Wait, of Bledisloe Cottage, p. Awre, & Susannah Sarah Williams, lic., 20 Aug. 1833

Thomas Uzzell, w., & Sarah Taylor, w., 16 Sept. 1833

William Tyler & Ann Stock, both of the Hundred of St. Briavels, 16 Sept. 1833

Joseph Barnes, p. Churcham, & Maria Morgan, 28 Nov. 1833

Henry Hale & Hannah Voyce, both of the Hundred of St. Briavels, 11 Dec. 1833

James Brown, p. Taynton & Sarah Hill, 20 Feb. 1834

Jeremiah Parry, p. Longhope, & Elizabeth Gardner, 3 Apr. 1834

Robert Yemm & Elizabeth Powell, both of the Hundred of St. Briavels, 7 Apr. 1834

John Glastenbury, p. Littledean, & Jane Brooks, 8 Sept. 1834

James Dunn & Ann Lane, 28 Apr. 1835

William Dobbs, p. Tibberton, & Charlotte Drinkwater, lic., 11 June 1835

Charles Hampton & Charlotte Love, 2 July 1835

Charles Pidcock, p. Claines, co. and dio. Worcs., & Susannah Foley, lic., 18 Aug. 1835

Hopeful Davis & Elizabeth Ennis, both of the Hundred of St. Briavols [sic], 5 Oct. 1835

John Skinner, p. Westbury, & Comfort Dean, 13 Apr. 1836

John Coopey & Sarah Marshall, 20 June 1836

Robert Morley & Hannah Bullock, 10 Aug. 1836

Charles Dobbins & Harriet Watkins, 19 Sept. 1837

Thomas Lewis, w., & Susanna Charles, 24 Oct. 1837

John Parsons & Hannah Gardner, 13 Nov. 1837

Edwin Stock & Elizabeth Davis, 24 Dec. 1837

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L.  Vol XVI. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., Ltd., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1912.

Huntley Marriages 1813 to 1824

Volume III.

Thomas Harper & Elizabeth Hill, 14 Feb. 1813

John Huckson, p. Dymock, & Elizabeth Richardson, lic., 4 May 1813

William Long & Elizabeth Kear, 10 Oct. 1813

William Stephens & Elizabeth James, lic., 14 Oct. 1813

Edward Poyner & Ann Drinkwater, 1 Mar. 1814

George Hook, p. Taynton, & Lydia Jones, lic., 11 July 1814

Edmund Hayle & Rachel Williams, 20 Sept. 1814

John George, w., & Sarah Wood, w., 10 Aug. 1815

William Clifford & Susanna Roberts, 16 Apr. 1816

Thomas Drinkwater, w., & Mary Smith, lic., 30 Apr. 1817

Henry Baker, p. Pershore, co. and dio. Worcs., & Maria Hawkins, lic., 29 May 1817

George Preedy & Sarah Merrett, 13 July 1817

Christopher Uzell & Margaret Eaton, 14 Sept. 1817

George Wilks, p. Aston Ingham, co. and dio. Hereford, & Ann Poyner, 10 Mar. 1818

William Watkins & Elizabeth Uzzell, 4 May 1818

John Wait, Esq., w., p. St. James, in city of Bristol, & Elizabeth Fryer, lic., 13 June 1818

John Watkins, p. Mitcheldean, co. and dio. Glos., & Charlotte Bullocke, lic., 26 Nov. 1818

Thomas James & Jane Fryer, 14 July 1819

George Beard & Elizabeth Drinkwater, 5 Oct. 1819

Joseph Drinkwater, gent., & Eliz. Elliott, lic., 10 Nov. 1819

Thomas Marshall & Mary Selwyn, 15 Nov. 1819

Thomas Harper, p. Blaisdon, co. Glos., & Nancy Gritt, 3 Feb. 1820

Richard Clarke & Elizabeth Williams, 6 June 1820

Richard Chamberlayne, p. Haresfield, co. Glos., w., & Mary Wintle, w., lic., 6 June 1820

Benjamin Brown & Charlotte Smith, 4 Sept. 1823

Richard Leech, p. Norton, & Mary Uzell, 16 Feb. 1824

Joseph Fawcett Beddy, A.B., p. Islington, co. Mxx., clerk, & Mary Anne Morse Foley, of Hundred of St. Briavels, co. Glos., lic., 29 Apr. 1824

William Wilkes, w., & Ann Phillips, 29 Aug. 1824

John Vernon & Susanna Wilkes, 18 Oct. 1824

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L.  Vol XVI. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., Ltd., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1912.

Huntley Marriages 1790 to 1812

James Young & Elizabeth Bennett, of Westbury, lic., 20 Jan. 1790

William Fowle & Mary Stephens, lic., 28 Jan. 1790

John Green & Sarah Hooper, lic., 11 Feb. 1790

Thomas Deane & Elizabeth Steele, 3 Nov. 1790

Samuel Murrell, of Cheltenham, & Elizabeth Hooper, lic., 20 Mar. 1791

Josiah Tippetts, p. St. Nicholas, city of Gloucester, & Susannah Skyrm, lic., 24 June 1791

Thomas Barnard & Letitia Buddings, lic., 3 Mar. 1792

John Weston, of Churcham, & Eliz. Smith, 3 Apr. 1792

Thomas Hewlett, w., & Mary Apperley, w., 30 Oct. 1792

John Grey, of Hollavington, co. Wilts, & Sarah Hawkins, lic., 9 Dec. 1792

William Gough & Sarah Hawkins, lic., 20 Dec. 1792

John Billingham & Hannah Beard, lic., 27 Jan. 1793

James Marshall & Elizabeth Gittens, 13 Nov. 1793

John Constable, of Bulley,& Jane Young, lic., 24 Apr. 1794

John Toomy & Sarah Hawkins, lic., 10 Aug. 1795

Wm. Morgan, of Churcham, & Ann Porter, w., lic., 9 Aug. 1795

Richard Nayler, p. Holy Trinity, city of Gloucester, surgeon, & Frances Blunt, lic., 8 Dec. 1796

William Dobbs & Mary Bennett, p. the Lea, Co. Hereford, lic., 25 July 1797

John Malstin, yeoman, & Mary Read, lic., 10 Sept. 1797

William Wilkes & Nancy Bircher, 1 Jan. 1798

Richard Green & Sarah Phillips, lic., 8 Jan. 1798

John Hannis, w., of Longhope, & Rachel Sparrow, w., 24 June 1798

Thomas Barnett, p. Walford, co. Hereford, & Sarah Wintle, lic., 12 July 1798

Edmund Smart & Sarah Carpenter, of Newent, 1 Oct. 1798

Thomas Dobbs, of Longhope, yeoman, & Sarah Lodge, w., lic., 23 Oct. 1799

Stephen Wadley, w., & Martha Boughton, w., lic., 1 Nov. 1799

Samuel Dobbins & Phoebe Sterry, 25 Nov. 1799

The Rev. Richard Foley, Rector of this p. of Huntley, & Hannah Morse, lic., 21 Jan. 1801

Samuel Kerton & Jane Sterry, 22 Sept. 1801

Josiah Coleman, jun.. & Sarah Richardson, lic., 1 Apr. 1802

Samuel Elliott, of Churcham, & Sarah Drinkwater, lic., 3 May 1802

Luke Gardener & Mary Marshall, 25 May 1802

Thomas Elliott, of Gloucester, & Ann Drinkwater, lic., 3 Aug. 1802

William Marfell, p. Weston, co. Glouc., & Sarah Drinkwater, lic., 14 Feb. 1804

John Hiscock & Sarah Harding, 10 Feb. 1806

James Hampton & Maria Boughton, 31 Mar. 1806

[Extracted from Transcripts in the Bishop’s Registry]

John Stephens & Susannah Wintle, 3 Nov. 1806

William Watkins & Phoebe Daw, 17 Feb. 1807

John Wood & Sarah Fowle Stephens, 3 May 1808

Samuel Bullock & Ann Williams, 18 July 1808

William Bennett & Elizabeth Cossham, lic., 8 Oct. 1808

Benjamin Barnes & Jane Passey, 14 Oct. 1808

Thomas Marshal & Sarah Smith, lic., 14 Feb. 1809

Thomas Barnett & Mary Haines, 8 Aug. 1809

William Green & Elizabeth Wintle, lic., 12 Sept. 1809

Stephen Bickerton & Mary Belson, 16 Sept. 1810

John Stephens & Hannah Wintle, 18 Oct. 1810

John Reece & Elizabeth Clarke, 22 Jan. 1811

John Jones & Ann Gardener, lic., 25 Feb. 1811

William Predith & Mary Gardener, 8 Nov. 1812

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L.  Vol XVI. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., Ltd., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1912.

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Westbury on Severn
  • Probate Court: Post-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory), Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Hereford
  • Diocese: Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 - Gloucester
  • Rural Deanery: Forest
  • Poor Law Union: Westbury on Severn
  • Hundred: Duchy of Lancaster
  • Province: Canterbury