Slimbridge is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.
Parish church: St John the Evangelist
Parish registers begin: 1635
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, and Wesleyan Methodist.
Parishes adjacent to Slimbridge
Marriages at Slimbridge 1635 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
Note. – The registers of Slimbridge Church are, unfortunately, extremely imperfect. For more than a third of the period comprised in the following abstract there are no records extant, as will be seen by this list of the missing years.
1653-1659, 1670, 1680-1682, 1684, 1687-1707, 1723-1729, 1733-1738, 1742, 1799-1800.
This abstract has been made by the Rev. W. Symonds, M.A., Vicar of Frocester, and is now printed by permission of the Rev. C. R. Ridding, M.A., Rector of Slimbridge
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
Slimbridge, a village and a parish in Dursley district, Gloucester. The village stands near the Gloucester and Berkeley canal, 1½ mile NW of Dursley-Junction r. station, and 4 NNW of Dursley; and has a post-office under Stonehouse. The parish contains also five hamlets; and comprises 3,660 acres of land, and 770 of water. Real property, £10,125; of which £512 are in the canal. Pop., 789. Houses, 172. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £600. Patron, Magdalen College, Oxford. The church was restored in 1846, and has a fine spire.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Dursley
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Pre 1836 – Gloucester, Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol
- Rural Deanery: Dursley
- Poor Law Union: Dursley
- Hundred: Berkeley (Gloucestershire)
- Province: Canterbury
The following information is provided by Geohack
OS Grid Reference: SO7389503372 (all-numeric format: 373896 203372, Lat/Long: 51.728, -2.378)
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