Staverton, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Staverton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire. Boddington is a chapelry of Staverton.

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Staverton with Boddington

Parish church: St. John the Baptist; St Catherine

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1612

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Staverton

  • Badgeworth
  • Boddington
  • Down Hatherley
  • Cheltenham
  • Churchdown

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STAVERTON, a parish, with a village, in Cheltenham district, Gloucester; 4 miles W of Cheltenham r. station. Post town, Cheltenham. Acres, 720. Real property, £1,682. Pop. 315. Houses, 68. S. Court is the seat of Capt. J. L. St. Clair; and S. House, of H. Sheldon, Esq. The living is a vicarage, united with Boddington, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £436. Patron, Mrs. Blagdon. The church is early English.

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

Poll Books

Staverton Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


Staverton Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

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