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Saintbury Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Saintbury

Saintbury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St Nicholas

Parish registers begin: 1561

Parishes adjacent to Saintbury

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SAINTBURY, a parish in the district of Evesham and county of Gloucester; 1½ mile N E by N of Broadway, and 3¾ S of Honeybourne r. station. Post-town, Broadway. Acres, 1,336. Real property, £2,288. Pop., 121. Houses, 27. The manor was anciently called Suineberie, after King Sweyne; and belongs now to Sir J. M. Steele-Grave, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese o Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £415. Patron, J. R. West, Esq. The church is good, and has a spire. Charities, £6.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Saintbury (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Evesham, Upper division of the hundred of Kiftsgate, E division of the county of Gloucester, 2 ¼ miles (W) from Chipping-Campden; containing 133 inhabitants. The parish comprises 1336a. 22p.; the surface is diversified with hills; the soil in the lower grounds is a strong clay, and in the upper of lighter quality; in the valleys are some good meadows, and the remainder is productive arable land. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £19. 9. 4½.; net income, £415; patron, J. R. West, Esq. The church has undergone various alterations, but there is still a Norman door remaining. Castle Bank, an ancient camp in the parish, is ascribed to the Danes, and supposed to have been dependent upon a larger one upon the summit of the same hill, in the adjoining parish of Willersey.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Parish Records

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Marriages at Saintbury 1585 to 1812

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

Marriages at Saintbury 1585 to 1812 - Archive.org

Marriages at Saintbury 1585-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Saintbury Marriages 1755 to 1812

Saintbury Marriages 1699 to 1746

Poll Books

Saintbury Poll Book 1834 - Google Books

Directories

Saintbury Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876

Saintbury Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

Administration

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