Quenington Gloucestershire Family History

St Swithin's parish church, Quenington, Gloucestershire
Photo of St Swithin's parish church, Quenington, Gloucestershire, seen from the northeast by John Salmon, some rights reserved.

Quenington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St Swithin

Parish registers begin: 1653

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Parishes adjacent to Quenington

  • Coln St Aldwyn
  • Meysey Hampton
  • Aldsworth
  • Bibury
  • Hatherop
  • Fairford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Quenington, a village and a parish in Cirencester district, Gloucester. The village stands on the Fosseway and the river Coln, 2 miles N of Fairford, and 8 E by N of Cirencester r. station; and has a post-office under Swindon The parish comprises 1,630 acres. Real property, £2, 787. Pop., 426. Houses, 98. The property is divided among a few. A preceptory of Knights Hospitallers was founded here, before the time of King John; and went to the Kingstones. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £192. Patron, Sir M. H. Beach. The church is ancient but good; and has two Norman doors, and a tower. There are a Baptist chapel, a national school, and charities £10.

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

Quennington, 2 m. N. Fairford. P. 371

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

Parish Records

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Poll Books

Quenington Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


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