Longborough Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Longborough is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire. Sezincote is a chapelry of Longborough

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1676

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Parishes adjacent to Longborough

  • Evenlode
  • Sezincote
  • Condicote
  • Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Moreton in Marsh

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LONGBOROUGH, a parish, with a village, in Stow-on-the-Wold district, Gloucester; on the Fosse way, 3 miles SW of Moreton r. station. Post town, Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Acres, 2,770. Real property, £4,243. Pop., 655. Houses, 152. The manor belongs to Lord Leigh; and most of the land, to Lord Leigh, E. T. Godman, Esq., and Sir R. Rushout, Bart. Banks Fee is the seat of E. T. Godman, Esq. A Roman settlement was at or near the village. The living is a vicarage, united with the rectory of Seasoncote, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £221. Patrons, Lord Leigh and Sir R. Rushout, Bart. The church is Norman; and comprises transept, aisle, and chancel, with a pinnacled tower. There are an Independent chapel, and charities £5.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer 1848

Longborough with Bankfee, a parish in the upper division of the hund. of Kiftsgate, union of Stow-on-the-Wold, county of Gloucester; 3 miles north by west of Stow-on-the-Wold. Living, a discharged vicarage with the rectory of Sezincote, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £5 15s.; gross income £235. Rectorial and vicarial tithes commuted in 1794. Patrons, in 1835, C. Leigh, Esq., and Sir C. Cockerell, Bart. Here is a day and Sunday school. Charities, in 1829, £4 10s. per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £283 8s. Acres 2.770. Houses 137. A. P. £4,075. Pop., in 1801, 473; in 1831, 619.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1848.

Bank Fee Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Bankfee See Longborough. 2 m. from Stow

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

Parish Records

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Marriages Out of Parish

Below is a list of people who were from Longborough but who were married in another parish.

Daniel Taylor, of Longborough, co. Gloucester, & Ann Bishop, s. 11 Feb. 1766 at North & Middle Littleton, Worcestershire.

Poll Books

Longborough, Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Stow on the Wold
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 - Gloucester, Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Stow
  • Poor Law Union: Stow on the Wold
  • Hundred: Kiftsgate
  • Province: Canterbury