Kingsdown St Matthew, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Kingsdown St Matthew is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created in 1850 from Bristol St James Ancient Parish, Montpelier Ecclesiastical Parish and Westbury-on-Trym Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1870
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes


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.

Miller David, Bristol & Kingsdown, Gloucestershire, druggist, Aug. 23, 1833.

Nathan Isaac, Kingsdown, Gloucestershire, music seller, April 21, 1821.


County: Gloucestershire
Civil Registration District: Bristol; Clifton
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
Rural Deanery: Bristol
Poor Law Union: Clifton
Hundred: Barton Regis; Berkeley (Gloucestershire); Bristol City; Henbury
Province: Canterbury