Roel is an extra-parochial place.

Alternative names: Rowell

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Parishes adjacent to Roel

Historical Descriptions

Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876

Roel (or Rowell), is a small parish and village, formerly extra parochial, in Winchcomb union, consisting of 7 cottages, and containing by the census of 1861, 50, and in 1871, 42 inhabitants, and 1052 acres of land, in the lower division of Kiftsgate hundred, East Gloucestershire; 4 miles south-east from Winchcomb, 11 east from Cheltenham and 94 from London. It has neither church nor school. Major Solloway, Esq., is lord of the manor and owner of the whole parish. The rateable value is £862.

Source: Morris & Co.’s commercial Directory & Gazetteer of Gloucestershire with Bristol and Monmouth. Second Edition. Hounds Gate, Nottingham. 1876.

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Rowell, a hamlet in Hawling parish, county of Gloucester; 3½ miles south-east of Winchcombe. Acres 1,640. Houses 8. Pop., in 1801, 41; in 1831, 38

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

Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Rowell, co. Gloucester.

P. T. Winchcombe (99) 4m. SE b E. Pop. 32.

A hamlet in the parish of Hawling and lower division of the hundred of Kiftsgate.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. III; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Winchcomb
  • Probate Court: Search the surrounding parishes
  • Diocese: Not Applicable
  • Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
  • Poor Law Union: Winchcombe
  • Hundred: Kiftsgate
  • Province: Canterbury

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