Sandhurst Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Sandhurst is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1538

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Sandhurst

  • Gloucester St Mark
  • Norton
  • Ashleworth
  • Hasfield
  • Twigworth
  • Gloucester St Mary de Lode
  • Maisemore

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SANDHURST, a parish, with a straggling village, in the district and county of Gloucester; near the river Severn, 3 miles N of Gloucester r. station. It has a postal letter-box under Gloucester. Acres, 2,227. Real property, £5,507. Pop., 549. Houses, 117. The property is much subdivided. Wallsworth Hall is the seat of Capt. De Winton. Brick making is carried on; and many salmon are caught. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £310. Patron, the Bishop of G. and B. The church is Norman, and was restored and enlarged in 1858. Charities, £25.

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

Sandhurst, a parish in the hund. of Dudstone and King's Barton, union and county of Gloucester; 3 miles north of Gloucester, and east of the Severn. Living, a discharged vicarage, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; certified at £34, returned at £129 16s. 5d.; gross income £211. Tithes commuted in 1839. Patron, the bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. Charities, in 1826, about £60 per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £199 1s. Acres 2,010. Houses 87. A.P. £3,739. Pop., in 1801, 365; in 1831. 434.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch - Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court

Poll Books

Sandhurst Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


Sandhurst Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863


The following newspapers cover the area.

Gloucestershire Newspapers

Cheltenham Chronicle (The British Newspaper Archive)

Cheltenham Examiner (The British Newspaper Archive)

Cheltenham Journal and Gloucestershire Fashionable Weekly Gazette (The British Newspaper Archive)

Cheltenham Looker-On (The British Newspaper Archive)

Cheltenham Mercury (The British Newspaper Archive)

Cirencester Times and Cotswold Advertiser (The British Newspaper Archive)

Gloucester Citizen (The British Newspaper Archive)

Gloucester Journal (The British Newspaper Archive)

Gloucestershire Chronicle (The British Newspaper Archive)

Gloucestershire Echo (The British Newspaper Archive)

Stroud Journal (The British Newspaper Archive)

Stroud News and Gloucestershire Advertiser (The British Newspaper Archive)

Tewkesbury Register, and Agricultural Gazette., The (The British Newspaper Archive)

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard (The British Newspaper Archive)

Research Guide: Historical Research Using British Newspapers by Denise Bates


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