Prestbury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.
Other places in the parish include: Noverton and the Pittville pump-room, gardens, and drives
Parish registers begin: 1633
Parishes adjacent to Prestbury
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
PRESTBURY, a village and a parish in Cheltenham district, Gloucester. The village stands under the Cotswolds, 2 miles NE of Cheltenham r. station; was once a market-town; suffered great devastation by fire in the time of Henry VII.; and has a post-office under Cheltenham. The parish contains also the hamlet of Noverton and the Pittville pump-room, gardens, and drives. Acres, 3,022. Real property, £11,423. Pop., 1,297. Houses, 268. The landed property is divided chiefly among four. Prestbury House is the seat of Capel, Esq.; the Priory, of the Rev. J. Edwards; and there are other good residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £234. Patron, the Rev. J. Edwards. The church is old but good; comprises nave, aisles, and chancel, with embattled tower; and contains several fine mural monuments. There are a national school, an alms-house for ten persons, and charities £30. F. Philipps the antiquary was a native.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Discharge of Prisoners
The people listed below were discharged as a prisoners in the debtors prison.
Before the Judge of the County Court of Worcestershire holden at the Guildhall Worcester on Wednesday the 12th day of March 1851 at Ten o Clock in the Forenoon precisely. James Villar formerly of Piccadilly farm Prestbury near Cheltenham Gloucestershire Farmer then of the same and of Leckhampton near Cheltenham aforesaid Farmer and Dairyman then of Leckhampton near Cheltenham aforesaid Farmer Dairyman Corn and Hop Dealer and Maltster having a malthouse in Gloucester place Cheltenham aforesaid then of Close-cottage Shurdington near Cheltenham aforesaid out of business and late in lodgings at the Royal Oak Inn Bredon Worcestershire out of business his wife during the same time being in lodgings at Close-cottage Shurdington aforesaid. - The London Gazette
Birth Marriage and Death Records
Migration and Naturalisation Records
Probate and Court Records
Marriages at Prestbury 1633 to 1837
Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol XV. 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 Registers of Prestbury begin in 1633, and prior to 1837 are contained in four volumes.
Volume I, bound in smooth brown leather, is written on parchment leaves, and contains the Baptisms, Marriages and Burials down to 1754. The Marriages from 1633 to 1662 are together in consecutive order, but from 1663 to 1699 they are included amongst the Baptisms and Burials. The Weddings from 1700 to 1754 are also in this same Volume but are entered at the end of it, the book being reversed.
Volume II is the usual book of printed forms, bound in vellum, and contains the Marriages from 1754 to 1784.
Volume III is of similar character, but bound in leather, and contains the Marriages from 1785 to 1812.
Volume IV, a parchment bound book, contains the Marriages from 1813 to 1837.
These extracts have been made by the Rev. H. Urling Smith, Vicar of Prestbury, and are now printed under his supervision.
Prestbury Marriages 1830 to 1837
Thomas Cole & Sarah Gibard, 5 Jan. 1830
George Bick & Elizabeth Easley, 21 Feb. 1830
Benjamin Pool & Sarah Hawkins, 7 Mar. 1830
George Allen & Martha Fisher, 31 May 1830
Charles Ostler & Mary Costolew, 18 July 1830
Daniel Browning & Sarah Lucey, 25 July 1830
George Reeks, of Cheltenham, & Margaret Prichard, 16 Dec. 1830
John Edwards & Elizabeth Milford, of Cheltenham, lic., 15 Jan. 1831
James Stone & Louisa Townsend, with consent of parent, 31 Jan. 1831
Robert Hewinson & Ann Allen, 15 June 1831
John South & Arabella Lewis, 11 Sept. 1831
Thomas Matthews & Ann Newman, 31 Oct. 1831
Richard Howells & Mary Haddon, 27 Dec. 1831
Richard Hobart Smarts, in co. and diocese Dublin, & Julia Stoakes, lic., 25 Apr. 1832
John Dee & Jemima Skinner, 28 June 1832
Isaac Pulham & Mary Lovesay, 5 Aug. 1832
John Vobes & Mary Humphries, 1 Oct. 1832
Robert Hale & Hannah Richmond, 31 Dec. 1832
Henry Middleton & Ann Dicketts, 6 May 1833
William Bliss & Esther Palmer, 15 May 1833
William Onion & Elizabeth Parker, 1 July 1833
William Saunders & Ann Morgan, 15 July 1833
John Blackmore & Mary Ann Hill, 4 Aug. 1833
Peter Day & Susanna Harrison, 20 Nov. 1833
Frederick Smith & Harriett Williams, 29 Dec. 1833
Thomas Robinson & Mary Holland, 17 June 1834
William Mills & Phoebe Buckle, 7 July 1834
Thomas Cook & Ann Privet, 16 Sept. 1834
Richard Bryan & Elizabeth Wilkinson, of Pannel, Yorkshire, 29 Sept. 1834
Charles Shrimpton & Jane Capel, 6 Nov. 1834
George Cooper, of Brizen Norton, co. Oxford, & Sarah Holland, 8 Dec. 1834
William Walker & Elizabeth Brown, 7 June 1835
Benjamin Bradley & Ann Hobbs, 22 June 1835
George Elliott & Lucy Ann Haworth, 3 Aug. 1835
John McGrath & Hannah Mitchell, 25 Aug. 1835
Joseph Harvey & Sophia Pinchin, 3 Oct. 1835
John Newman & Mary Ann Newman, 31 Dec. 1835
William Pearson & Hannah Critchley, 3 Mar. 1836
Francis Ferdinand Mathews & Ann Cooper, 15 Mar. 1836
William Jones & Agnes Wilks, 29 Mar. 1836
Benjamin Cummins & Elizabeth Dangerfield, 13 Apr. 1836
Joseph Cording, w., & Charity Westacolt, 7 May 1836
Thomas Wilson & Margaret Gibson, 9 May 1836
George Roberts & Elizabeth Jones, 12 Nov. 1836
George Gecques & Maria Robins, 24 Dec. 1836
Thomas Carpenter & Mary Vaughan, 3 June 1837
Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol XV. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 36, Essex Street, Strand, London. 1909.
- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Cheltenham
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 - Gloucester
- Rural Deanery: Winchcombe
- Poor Law Union: Cheltenham
- Hundred: Deerhurst
- Province: Canterbury