Stanley Pontlarge, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Status: Chapelry

Parish church: St Michael

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1847
  • Bishop’s Transcripts:

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Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STANLEY-PONTLARGE, a parish in Winchcomb district, Gloucester; 2 miles NW of Winchcomb, and 4¾ ENE of Cleeve r. station. Post town, Winchcomb, under Cheltenham. Acres, 960. Real property, £972. Pop., 57. Houses, 11. The manor belongs to the Earl of Wemyss. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Toddington. The church is ancient.

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

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Stanley-Pontlarge Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Stanley-Pontlarge is a township and parish, distant 4 miles from Toddington south-west, and 2 ½ north-west from Winchcomb, in the lower division of the Hundred of Kiftsgate, Union of Winchcomb, East Gloucestershire, and bishopric of Gloucester and Bristol. Here is a small ancient church, or chapel of ease. Living, a curacy annexed to the vicarage of Toddington. The population, in 1851, was 66; acreage, 647. The Earl of Wemyss and March is lord of the manor. A farm is named Manor Farm.

Arkell William, farmer, Manor farm
Lawrence Edmund, farmer

Letters received through Winchcomb, which is also the nearest money order office.

Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire with Bath and Bristol.  Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., 19, 20 & 21, Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1856.


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County: Gloucestershire
Civil Registration District: Winchcomb
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
Rural Deanery: Campden
Poor Law Union: Winchcombe
Hundred: Kiftsgate
Province: Canterbury