Rendcombe Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Rendcombe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish Church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin: 1566

Parishes adjacent to Rendcombe

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Rendcombe, a parish, with a village, in Cirencester district, Gloucester; on the river Churn, 5 miles N of Cirencester r. station. Post-town, Cirencester. Acres, 2, 532. Real property, £3, 288. Pop., 246. Houses, 45. The manor, with R. Park and most of the land, belonged once to the Clares, passed to the Audleys, the Nevilles, and others; and belongs now to Sir Francis Goldsmid, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £373. Patron, the Rev. J. Pitt. The church is later English and good.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Rendcombe, a parish in Rapsgate hund., union of Cirencester, county of Gloucester; 5¾ miles north by west of Cirencester. Living, a rectory, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £13 6s. 8d.; gross income £381. Patron, in 1835, the Rev. C. Pitt. Here is a daily school. Acres 2,650. Houses 37. A.P. £2,050. Pop., in 1801, 147; in 1831, 218. Poor rates, in 1838, £193 7s.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

Rendcombe (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Cirencester, hundred of Rapsgate, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 5½ miles (N.) from Cirencester; containing 248 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £13. 6. 8., and in the gift of the incumbent, the Rev. Joseph Pitt: the tithes have been commuted for £440, and the glebe comprises 24 acres. Sir J. Wright Guise, Bart., has an elegant mansion and extensive park in the parish.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Poll Books

Rendcombe Poll Book 1834 - Google Books

Rendcombe Marriages

Marriages at Rendcombe 1566 to 1812

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

Rendcombe Marriages 1566 to 1812 -

Marriages at Rendcombe 1566 to 1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


Rendcombe Marriages 1755 to 1810


Rendcomb Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

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