Southrop is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin: 1656

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Southrop

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SOUTHROP, a parish, with a village, in Northleach district, Gloucester; 3 miles NNW of Lechlade, and 12 S by E of Bourton-on-the-Water r. station. Post town, Lechlade, under Swindon. Acres, 1,453. Real property, £2,407. Pop., 362. Houses, 79. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £210. Patron, Wadham College, Oxford. The church is Norman and early English, and was repaired in 1852. There are a parochial school, and charities £7.

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

Poll Books

Southrop Poll Book 1834 – Google Books


Southrop Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


Marriages at Southrop 1656-1837

Marriages at Southrop 1656-1837 – UK Genealogy Archives


Southrop Marriages 1813 to 1837

Southrop Marriages 1775 to 1812


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