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 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.

Marriages at Stinchcombe 1583 to 1812 -

Marriages at Stinchcombe 1583 to 1812 - UK Genealogy Archives (1754-84 Missing)

Marriages at Stinchcombe 1583-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives (Full Register)


Marriages at Stinchcombe 1800 to 1812

Marriages at Stinchcombe 1785 to 1799


  • 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