Marston Sicca Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Family History Guide

Marston Sicca is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire. 

Marston Sicca was transferred from Gloucestershire to Warwickshire in 1931. It is now more generally known as Long Marston.

Parish church: St James the Greater

Parish registers begin: 1680

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Table of Contents

Parishes adjacent to Marston Sicca

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MARSTON-SICCA, or LONG MARSTON, a village and a parish in the district of Stratford-on-Avon and county of Gloucester. The village stands on an affluent of the river Avon, adjacent to the Honeybourne and Stratford railway, within 2 miles of the boundaries with Warwick and Worcester, 5½ miles SW of Stratford-on-Avon; consists of two parts, called respectively Marston-Sicca and Long Marston; contains a house in which Charles II. lay concealed in the flight from Worcester; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Stratford-on-Avon, both of the name of Long Marston. The parish comprises 1,680 acres. Real property, £2,848. Pop., 371. Houses, 80. The manor belongs to F. Tomes, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £430. Patron, F. Tomes, Esq. The church consists of nave and chancel, with a tower, and contains an old Norman font. There are an endowed school with £101 a year, and charities £6.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch - Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court - FamilySearch

Marriages

Marriages at Marston Sicca 1680-1812

Marriages at Marston Sicca 1680-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Marston Sicca (Long Marston) Marriages 1800 to 1812

Thomas Kings, p. Wotton Wawen, & Ann Ward, lic., 17 Apr. 1800

John Ballinger, p. Mickleton, & Hannah Gould, 26 Dec. 1801

Henry Parsons, p. Hasellor, co. Warwick, & Elizabeth Walton, 12 Jan. 1802

William Heekes, hamlet of Broad Marston, p. Pebworth, & Elizabeth Tomes, lic., 10 June 1802

William Skinner, hamlet of Holy Cross, p. Pershore, & Elizabeth Hopkins, lic., 4 Nov. 1802

Jacob Copestake & Hester Hews, 12 Oct. 1803

John Grant, p. Haselor, & Patience Mathews, 18 Oct. 1803

John Mosely, p. Pebworth, & Ann Clark, 21 Mar. 1804

John Pardoe & Ann Gibbs, 31 Oct. 1805

Anthony Unitt & Mary Turbit, 14 Dec. 1805

John Wesson & Elizabeth Savage, 24 Nov. 1807

William Web & Mary Iron, 8 Feb. 1808

Ephraim Churchly, p. Pebworth, & Martha Sheppey, 15 May 1809

Thomas Collicott & Elizabeth Davis, 16 Oct. 1809

William Hoel & Elizabeth Hostins, 6 Nov. 1810

George Gardner & Elizabeth Davis, 21 Nov. 1810

Richard Watters & Elizabeth Goff, 31 Oct. 1811

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol X. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1905

Marston Sicca (Long Marston) Marriages 1780 to 1799

George Grimmit & Sarah Webb, 14 Feb. 1780

John Beck, p. Abberton, & Sarah Harris, 13 Feb. 1781

William Ward & Elizabeth Snedwell, 26 Feb. 1781

James Compton & Margaret Corbett, lic., 19 Nov. 1781

Richard Savage, p. Pebworth, & Ann Souch, lic., 22 Nov. 1781

John Symmonds, p. St. Martin’s, London, & Alice Compton, 23 Apr. 1782

Samuel Jones, p. Bidford, & Elizabeth Jones, lic., 28 July 1782

John Copestake & Ann Brown, 14 Oct. 1782

William Holtham, p. Cleeve Prior, & Mary Wilkins, 30 Sept. 1783

John Gregory, p. Aynho, co. Northampton, & Betty Webb, 19 Apr. 1784

William Ryland & Elizabeth Oakley, 3 June 1785

William Walker & Elizabeth Ward, 4 July 1785

Richard Ward & Hanna Cox, 13 Sept. 1785

John Ilitt & Elizabeth Kinchin, lic., 14 Nov. 1785

Thomas Copestake & Elizabeth Nickols, 22 May 1786

John Powell, p. Bidford, & Ann Mumford, lic., 26 Oct. 1786

Henry Shirvington & Elener Jackson, 3 Dec. 1786

William Roberts & Mary Woolleston, lic., 11 Oct. 1787

John Hunt & Sarah Trapman, 10 Mar. 1788

James Spiers & Ann Kite, 14 Apr. 1788

William Timms & Elizabeth Roberts, 10 May 1788

John Cox & Elizabeth Widdows, 10 Oct. 1788

James Hadland & Mary Smith, lic., 1 Mar. 1791

George Crisp & Ann White, 3 May 1791

Thomas Lively & Sarah Anderton, 26 Sept. 1791

Thomas Tufty & Sarah Grimmit, 21 Nov. 1791

Thomas Holland, gen., p. Mickleton, & Temperance Tomes, lic., 15 Dec. 1791

Robert Batsford & Martha Hiron, 31 Dec. 1792

William Coggins, of M.S., & Jane Leech, p. Welford, 4 Feb. 1793

Thomas Savage & Mary Spiers, 26 May 1793

Job Abell, p. Weston-under-Hill, & Ann Paxon, 27 Dec. 1793

William Warner & Sarah Hawker, 12 June 1794

Jonathan Paine, hamlet Finstock, p. Chalbury, co. Oxford, w., & Sally Walton, w., lic., 19 June 1794

John Kings, p. Welford, & Elizabeth Ball, 7 July 1794

William Ryland & Mary Harris, 29 Dec. 1795

John Hurlstone & Mary Bennet, 28 Sept. 1796

William Walford, gent., p. Quienton, & Sarah Tomes, lic., 30 Dec. 1796

Robert Mander & Elizabeth Tarplet, 13 Nov. 1797

Richard Palmer, p. Stratford-on-Avon, & Martha Fincher, lic., 31 Jan. 1799

Joseph Night & Laretta Collicutt, 15 Apr. 1799

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol X. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1905.

Marston Sicca (Long Marston) Marriages 1754 to 1779

Volume III.

William Tims & Elizabeth Paine, 21 Oct. 1754

Jacob Copestick, alias Copestake, & Ann Toms, 10 Feb. 1755

Henry Sheldon & Ann Webb, 13 May 1755

Joseph Godfrie, p. Mickleton, & Ann Hortin, lic., 26 Jan. 1757

Richard Dennis, p. Dorsington, & Hannah Johnson, 6 May 1757

William Paddock, p. Dorsington, & Ann Bolton, 21 July 1757

John Heming & Hannah Smith, 4 May 1758

John White, p. Pebworth, & Mary Camden, lic., 2 June 1759

Josiah Flaxen & Ann Compton, 11 Oct. 1759

Job Widows & Hannah Harris, 28 Jan. 1760

Richard Hunt, p. Pebworth, & Mary Warner, 8 Apr. 1760

Arthur Jeffrys & Sarah Cowley, lic., 20 Apr. 1760

Peter Eunite & Elizabeth Harbige, 14 May 1760

Thomas Warner, p. M. S., & Ann Harbige Honiborne [sic], 25 Dec. 1760

Thomas Taylor, p. Stratford, co. Warwick, & Ann Paris, lic., 9 Aug. 1761

[The writing here is very faded. See remarks in prefatory note.]

Richard Privy & Mary Warner, 14 Nov. 1761

Thomas Cook & Mary Sheldon, lic., 24 Nov. 1761

John Hobbins & Elizabeth Cooper, 1 Feb. 1762

Richard Hughes & Sarah Warner, 3 May 1762

Thomas Hughes & Mary Bishop, [?] May 1762

John Woodward, p. M. S., & Philiss Newman, p. Welford, lic., 12 June 1762

Richard Watters & Elizabeth Bonnet, 6 Sept. 1762

John Woolison & Tabitha Canning, lic., 8 Nov. [1762 ?]

Nathan Southam, of Tredington, co. Worcester, & Mary Johnson, 6 May 1764

Thomas Sheppy & Ann Mills, 23 July 1764

Samuel Gines, p. Temple Grafton, & Mary Camden, 8 Sept. 1765

William Fincher & Hannah Momford, lic., 4 Mar. 1767

Richard Collins & Hester Cooper, 5 Oct. 1767

William Cooper, p. Dorsington, & Mary Gibbs, lic., 31 Oct. 1767

Thomas Tuffly & Ann Johnson, 14 May 1768

Nathaniel Campden & Elizabeth Wrighton, lic., 2 Aug. 1768

William Mealen, of North Littleton, & Mary Weston, lic., 12 Jan. 1769

Richard Turbit & Elizabeth Sadler, 27 Mar. 1769

John Gibbs & Sarah Weston, lic., 27 Mar. 1769

William Jackson & Hannah London, 10 Apr. 1769

John Bennett, p. Cleeve Prior, & Elizabeth Haynes, lic., 10 Nov. 1769

Thomas Ryley & Mercy Abel, lic., 8 Oct. 1770

John Williams, p. Welford, & Susannah Savage, 10 Oct. 1771

George Mills, p. Clifford, & Susannah Johnson, 29 Jan. 1772

Joseph Court, p. Grafton, & Sarah Bishop, 29 July 1772

John Hodgkins & Sarah Bennett, 19 Feb. 1773

William Webb & Hannah Cox [This is entered in Vol. II of the Registers, page 12.], 12 Jan. 1773

John Phillips & Mary Pegley, 30 Apr. 1774

Thomas Robbins & Mary Kinchen, 7 Aug. 1774

John Prew & Mary Wheeler, lic., 13 Oct. 1774

William Mander & Susannah Kinchin, 21 Dec. 1774

Thomas Heighwood & Mary Cox, 11 Oct. 1776

Thomas Milward, of Bidford, & Mary Mumford, lic., 10 Aug. 1777

Joseph Bickerstaf & Elizabeth Sheldon, 25 Oct. 1777

John Wesson & Ann Warner, 30 Mar. 1778

Absolom Weblee & Bridget Hewes, 20 Sept. 1778

Francis Hasler, p. Stratford-on-Avon, & Ann Deson, 29 Oct. 1778

Thomas Cox & Mary Taplin, 3 May 1779

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol X. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1905

Long Marston Warwickshire Marriages Out of Parish

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

Simon Bishop, of Long Marston, & Mary Harborne, of N. L., wid. 3 Jan. 1692 at North & Middle Littleton, Worcestershire.

John Paddock, of Long Marston, & Elizabeth Knight 18 July 1772 at North & Middle Littleton, Worcestershire.

Church records

Bishop's transcripts for Long Marston, 1612-1812 - FamilySearch

Marriages at Marston Sicca, 1680-1812 - FamilySearch

Parish register transcripts, 1680-1811 - FamilySearch

Parish registers for Marston-Sicca, 1603-1980 - FamilySearch

Records of Marston-Sicca - FamilySearch

Church records - Indexes

Computer printout of Marston Sicca, Gloucs., Eng - FamilySearch

Parish register printouts of Marston Sicca, Gloucester, England, christenings, 1813-1876 - FamilySearch

Parish register printouts of Marston-Sicca, Gloucester, England ; christenings, 1612-1717 - FamilySearch

Parish register printouts of Marston-Sicca, Gloucester, England ; christenings, 1718-1812 - FamilySearch

Parish register printouts of Marston-Sicca, Gloucester, England ; marriages, 1603-1847 - FamilySearch

Cemeteries

Records of Marston-Sicca - FamilySearch

Census

Census returns for Marston-Sicca, 1841-1891 - FamilySearch

Poll Books

Marston Sicca, Poll Book 1834 - Google Books

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

Parish registers for Marston-Sicca, 1603-1980 - FamilySearch

Administration

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