Kingscote, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Kingscote is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created early from chapelry in Beverston Ancient Parish.

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Parish registers begin: 1651

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Parishes adjacent to Kingscote

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KINGSCOTE, a village and a parish in Tetbury district, Gloucester. The village stands among the Cotswolds, 5 miles NW by W of Tetbury, and 7½ NE of Charfield r. station: and has a post office under Wotton under-Edge. The parish comprises 1,810 acres. Real property, £2,338. Pop., 311. Houses, 65. The property is divided among a few. The manor was known at Domesday as Chingescote; belonged to the Fitzhardinges; passed to the Kingscotes; and, with Kingscote Hall and much of the land, belongs now to Col. Kingscote. Roman coins, pavements, and other relics have been found. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Beverstone, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is early English; was repaired and enlarged in 1851; and consists of nave, N transept, and chancel, with porch and tower. There are a national school, and charities £5.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Kingscote, co. Gloucester.

P.T. Tetbury (99) 5 m. NW b W. Pop. 266.

A parish in the upper division of the hundred of Berkeley; living, a curacy, subordinate to the rectory of Beverstone, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester, not in charge; church ded. to St. John the Evangelist; patronage with Beverstone rectory.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Marriages

Marriages at Kingscote 1652 to 1812

Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol VIII. 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.

 Transcriptions

Kingscote Marriages 1783 to 1812

Volume III, p. 15.

Samuel Baker & Dinah Strange, 2 Nov. 1783

[No Marriages 1784.]

John Woodlands & Mary Moor, 18 Jan. 1785

Richard Brooks & Catharine Millwaters, 31 Oct. 1785

Mark Hampton & Mary Longford, 8 May 1786

Jonathan Creed & Betty Shipway, 6 Nov. 1786

Richard Taylor and Betty Woodward, 24 Oct. 1787

Edward Jenner, of Berkeley, & Catharine Kingscote, lic., 6 Mar. 1788

Benjamin Sparks & Ruth Ware, lic., 12 Jan. 1789

Thomas Creed, of Horseley, & Mary Perrin, 2 Nov. 1789

Richard Corke & Betty Davis, 30 Jan. 1790

George Bateman & Betty Organ, 11 Oct. 1790

John Alder & Hannah Craddock, 5 Oct. 1791

Thomas Brooks & Sarah Wildon, lic., 16 Oct. 1791

Daniel Pride & Anne Creed, 12 Dec. 1791

William Hill & Sarah Morse, lic., 16 Jan. 1792

John Ponsford & Jane Creed, 14 May 1792

Daniel Harchard Hayse & Hannah Heaven, 23 Oct. 1792

[No marriages 1793 and 1794.]

William Hatherell, of Crudwell, Wilts, & Mary Pools, lic., 3 Feb. 1795

William Ball & Hannah Leonard, 14 May 1795

Richard Heaven & Jane Risby, 31 Dec. 1795

[No marriages 1796.]

Thomas Avery & Sarah Brooks, 17 Aug. 1797

Daniel Heaven & Mary Compton, 17 Aug. 1797

Edward Poole & Mary Butler, 19 Nov. 1798

John Sparks & Jane Munday, lic., 3 June 1799

George Evans & Elizabeth Stevens, 19 Aug. 1799

Daniel Holliday, of Bagpath, & Elizabeth Niblett, 21 July 1800

Charles Lowe, of Minchinhampton, & Ann Sparks, lic., 16 Oct. 1800

Reuben Howell & Hannah Howell, lic., 19 Apr. 1801

Barnaby Pendley, of p. of Nympsfield, & Ann Hathaway, lic., 28 Jan. 1802

Edward Etheredge & Sarah Neal, 28 Nov. 1802

Charles Hunt, of p. of Winston, Glos., & Sophia Williams, lic., 18 Oct. 1806

Nathaniel Pritchard & Elizabeth Evans, lic., 24 Dec. 1807

John Frankcomb & Sarah Creed, 27 Dec. 1807

Henry Perrin & Hannah Heaven, 21 Feb. 1808

Edmond Racey, of Chedgelow, Wilts, & Dinah Allchin, lic., 2 Mar. 1809

Peter Heaven & Hannah Hiscocks, 13 Aug. 1809

Thomas Creed, of Boxwell, & Sarah Webb, 10 Sept. 1810

The Reverend John Haggitt, clerk, of Fenditton, Cambs, & Frances Peyton, lic., 30 Oct. 1810

John Morse, of Leighterton, & Sarah Kirby, lic., 25 Feb. 1811

Richard Creed & Mary Hayward, 28 Oct. 1811

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol. VIII. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1902.

Administration

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