Quedgeley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created from chapelry in Gloucester St Owen Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Woolstrop.

Parish Church: St James the Apostle

Parish registers begin: 1559

Parishes adjacent to Quedgeley

Historical Descriptions



Quedgeley, a village and a parish in the district and county of Gloucester. The village stands near the Gloucester and Berkeley canal, 3 miles S S W of Gloucester r. station; and has a post-office under Gloucester. The parish contains also the hamlet of Woolstrop, and comprises 1,453 acres. Real property, £4,578; of which £1,000 are in the canal. Pop., 408. Houses, 80. The property is divided among a few. The manor, with Q. House, belongs to J. Hayward, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £230.* Patron, J. Hayward, Esq. The church is decorated English; was recently repaired; and consists of nave, aisles, chancel, and porch, with tower and spire. There is a national school.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Quedgley, 4m. S. Gloucester. P.276

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



Woolstrop, a hamlet in the parish of Quedgeley, hund. of Dudstone and King’s-Barton. county of Gloucester; 5 miles north by east of Gloucester. Acres 90. Houses 5. A. P. with parish. Pop., in 1801, 35 ; in 1831, 39.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Woolstrop, in Quedgley par. P. 46

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

Parish Records

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Quedgeley Marriages

Marriages at Quedgeley 1559 to 1836

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

Quedgeley Marriages 1559 to 1836 – Archive.org

Marriages at Quedgeley 1559-1836 – UK Genealogy Archives


Quedgeley Marriages 1813 to 1836

Quedgeley Marriages 1752 to 1812

Quedgeley Marriages 1725 to 1751

Quedgeley Marriages 1700 to 1724

Poll Books

Quedgeley Poll Book 1834 – Google Books

Family History Links



  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Gloucester
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Gloucester
  • Poor Law Union: Gloucester
  • Hundred: Dudstone and King’s Barton; Whitstone (Gloucestershire)
  • Province: Canterbury

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