Stanway Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Stanway is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Taddington, Hornileazow.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1573

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Stanway

Historical Descriptions


The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STANWAY, a parish, with a village and three hamlets, in Winchcomb district, Gloucester; 8½ miles SW of Campden r. station. It has a post-office under Cheltenham. Acres, 3,390. Real property, £3,528. Pop., 378. Houses, 86. The manor, with S. House, belongs to the Earl of Wemyss. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £250. Patron. the Earl of Wemyss. The church is good; and there are a national school, and charities £24.

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

Stanway, a parish in the upper division of the hund. of Tewksbury, union of Winchcombe, county of Gloucester; 3½ miles north-east by north of Winchcombe. Living, a discharged vicarage, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £9, returned at £71 17s.; gross income £220. Tithes commuted in 1810. Patroness, in 1841, Lady Elcho. Here are 3 daily schools. Charities, in 1829, £9 18s. per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £125 16s. Acres 3,390. Houses 78. A.P. £3,736. Pop., in 1801, 342; in 1831, 401

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


Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Taddington, a hamlet in Stanway parish, Gloucester; 4 ¼ miles NE of Winchcomb.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Taddington, a hamlet, in the parish of Stanway, union of Winchcomb, Upper division of the hundred of Tewkesbury, E. division of the county of Gloucester; containing 65 inhabitants.

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.


Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Simmons Edw. & Thos., Stanway, Gloucestershire, timber dealers, Jan. 13, 1821.

Unitt Goodwin, Taddington, Stanway, Gloucestershire. farmer, Jan. 25. 1823.

Poll Books

Stanway Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Winchcomb
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 - Gloucester, Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Campden until 1907; succeeded by Winchcombe
  • Poor Law Union: Winchcombe
  • Hundred: Tewkesbury
  • Province: Canterbury