Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Stinchcombe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St. Cyril

Parish registers begin: 1582

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Parishes adjacent to Stinchcombe

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STINCHCOMBE, a parish, with a village, in Dursley district, Gloucester; 2 miles WNW of Dursley r. station. It has a post-office under Dursley. Acres, 1,464. Real property, £2,705. Pop., 340. Houses, 77. The manor belongs to the Rev. Sir G. Prevost, Bart. Stancombe Park is the seat of P. B. Purnell, Esq. Stinchcombe Hill commands an extensive view. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £65. Patron, the Bishop of G. and B. The church, excepting tower and spire, was rebuilt in 1855. There are a national school, and charities £25.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Stinchcombe (St. Cyril), a parish, in the union of Dursley, Upper division of the hundred of Berkeley, W. division of the county of Gloucester, 2 miles (W. by N.) from dursley; containing 393 inhabitants. The parish embraces a portion of the Cotswold hills, and consists of 1393 acres, of which 55 are common or waste land. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £65; patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol; impropriators, P. B. Purnell, Esq., and others, whose tithes have been commuted for £240. A school is endowed, and further supported by the parish.

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.

Marriages

Marriages at Stinchcombe 1583 to 1812

Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol VI. 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.

Transcriptions

Marriages at Stinchcombe 1800 to 1812

Thomas Symons, p. Westbury-on-Severn, & Lucy Woodward, lic., 2 Mar. 1800

Benjamin Woodward & Mary Gazard, 25 Aug. 1800

Thomas Trotman, p. Dursley, & Susanna Parslow, lic., 26 Oct. 1800

Luke Butcher & Betty Higgins, 15 Dec. 1800

Joshua Matthews, p. Avening, & Elizabeth Curnock, w., lic., 22 Jan. 1801

John Williams & Ann Gray, 29 June 1801

Henry Parker & Sarah Siniger, 31 July 1801

James Roe & Phebe Holloway, 10 Oct. 1801

Thomas Nelms & Mary Smith, 6 May 1802

William Williams & Elizabeth Workman, lic., 4 Nov. 1802

Richard Bartlett & Hester Turner, 4 Dec. 1802

Joseph Turner & Mary Summers, 29 Dec. 1802

John Bennett & Ann Elliott, 2 Jan. 1803

William Pagler & Mary Woodward, 25 Sept. 1803

John Gosling & Elizabeth Ricketts, 11 June 1804

Job Chapel & Martha Cook, 28 Jan. 1805

Frederick Mabbett & Elizabeth Gazard, lic., 6 June 1805

John Ricketts & Elizabeth Weyman, 14 Aug. 1805

Christopher Gazard, this p., & Margaret White, p. N. Nibley, 1 Oct. 1805

William Woodward & Hannah Workman, 1 Oct. 1805

Thomas Heaven, p. Shipton-Moyne, & Martha Workman, 14 Apr. 1806

John Knott, p. Moreton-Valence, & Elizabeth Bendall, 17 Mar. 1807

John Gainer & Tabitha Cox, lic., 1 June 1807

Richard Merrett & Elizabeth Grafton, 1 Dec. 1807

Henry Clifford Clifford, p. Frampton-on-Severn, & Elizabeth Wallington, lic., 28 Apr. 1808

John Woodward & Ann Organ, 3 May 1808

Richard White, p. Coaley, & Ann Gazard, lic., 30 Aug. 1808

James Cooper & Mary Workman, 13 Nov. 1808

John Hobbs, p. Horsley, & Elizabeth Gray, 1 May 1809

William Gazard, this p., & Hester Pearce, p. Berkeley, lic., 9 July 1810

Joseph Dimery & Ann Hooper, lic., 14 Sept. 1811

William Hampton & Elizabeth Bird, 12 Oct. 1811

William Goldsworthy, p. Cromwell, & Maria Hale, lic., 18 Jan. 1812

George Roberts & Keziah Woodward, 12 Apr. 1812

Joseph Sims, sen., w., & Esther Cox, lic., 9 July 1812

William Limbrick & Ann Woodward, 2 Nov. 1812

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol VI. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1900.

Marriages at Stinchcombe 1785 to 1799

John Chappell, p. Oldbury-on-Hill, & Sarah Mallet, w., lic., 2 Feb. 1785

James Parker, p. Wotton-under-Edge, & Elizabeth Pitt, lic., 3 May 1785

Samuel Attwood, w., & Margaret Osburn, 10 Oct. 1785

James Morgan, p. Dursley, & Esther Wallington, 6 Dec. 1785

Aaron Lewis & Mary Malpas, 1 May 1786

James Shipton & Elizabeth Hale, 12 June 1786

Thomas Coopey, p. Cam, & Sarah Nelms, 10 Sept. 1786 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

William Derrett & Mary Ricketts, 25 Dec. 1786 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

Stephen Woodward, w., & Betty Derrett, 28 May 1787

Daniel Cull, p. Dursley, & Sarah Parslow, lic., 10 Apr. 1788

James Elliotts & Mary Vizard, 25 Sept. 1788

Thomas Hyatt & Elianor Watts, 20 Oct. 1788

Thomas Tidman, w., p. N. Nibley, & Sarah Williams, lic., 18 May 1789

John Cornelius Hands, p. Berkeley, & Mary Sims, lic., 3 Jan. 1790

Richard Williams & Rachel Derrett, 26 Apr. 1790

James White, p. Coaley, & Ann Parslow, lic., 27 Apr. 1790

Richard Pride, p. Berkeley, & Elizabeth Witts, w., lic., 3 Dec. 1790 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

William Marsh, p. Leonard Stanley, & Elizabeth Browne, lic., 12 June 1791 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

John Kendal & Ann Poulton, 7 Aug. 1791 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

John Bendall & Jane Dancey, 17 Dec. 1791 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

Daniel Workman, p. N. Nibley, & Betty Woodward, lic., 29 Jan. 1792 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

John King, p. Dursley, & Sarah Cull, w., lic., 31 Mar. 1792

William Beard, p. Fretherne, & Lucy Woodward, lic., 24 May 1792 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

William Savage, w., & Mary Lewis, w., 19 June 1792 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

William Jenkins, p. N. Nibley, & Mary Chapel, 15 Oct. 1792

Jonah Woodward & Sarah Bendall, 27 Dec. 1792

Solomon Morgan & Sarah Attwood, 23 Sept. 1793

James Daw, p. Berkeley, & Dinah Mabbett, lic., 6 Nov. 1793

William Draysey & Sarah Lord, 25 Dec. 1793

William Nelmes & Betty Watts, 4 June 1794

George Seaborne, p. Cam, & Elizabeth Clark, 2 Sept. 1794

James Hadley & Elizabeth Blanch, 8 Oct. 1794 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

Thomas Bence & Mary Bendall, 27 Apr. 1795

Cornelius Gazard, p. N. Nibley, & Sophia Vernon, lic., 10 Sept. 1795

Abram Elliotts & Hannah Woodward, 17 May 1796 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

Thomas Summers, p. Cam, & Sophia Bird, 1 Aug. 1796 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

John Workman & Elizabeth Robinson, 27 Dec. 1796 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

George Pearce, p. Berkeley, & Martha Mabbett, lic., 3 Apr. 1797 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

William Purchas, p. Cam, & Ann Hale, 3 Apr. 1797 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

Joseph Pearce, p. Slimbridge, & Alice Sims, lic., 24 May 1797 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

William Hill & Ann Howel, 5 Oct. 1797 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

Thomas Edwards & Mary Parslow, lic., 29 Nov. 1797

Joseph Baker, w., & Ann Woodward, w., 13 Dec. 1797

George Cook, p. Slimbridge, & Martha Gazard, 7 Oct. 1798

[No Marriages entered for 1799.]

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol. VI. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1900.

Administration

  • 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