Todenham Gloucestershire Family History Guide

St Thomas of Canterbury parish church, Todenham, Gloucestershire
St Thomas of Canterbury parish church, Todenham, Gloucestershire, England, seen from the southeast. The copyright on this image is owned by Philip Halling and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Todenham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St. Thomas à Becket

Parish registers begin: 1721

Parishes adjacent to Todenham

  • Stretton on Fosse
  • Shipston on Stour
  • Wolford
  • Burmington
  • Lower Lemington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TODDENHAM, a parish, with a village, in the district of Shipston-on-Stour and county of Gloucester; 3¼ miles NE of Moreton r. station. Post town, Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Acres, 2,477. Real property, £3,616. Pop., 408. Houses, 90. The manor, with T. House, belongs to Sir P. Pole, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £470. Patron, the Bishop of G. and B. The church is good, and has a tower and spire.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

TODDENHAM, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Westminster, county of Gloucester, 3¾ miles (N. E.) from Moreton in the Marsh, containing 440 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester, rated in the king's books at £18. 19. 9½., and in the patronage of the Bishop of London. The church, dedicated to St. Thomas à Becket, is a handsome structure, with a tower and spire, and in the chancel are some canopied stone stalls. The old Fosse-way bounds the parish on the west.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831

Parish Records

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Marriages at Todenham 1721 to 1812

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

Note. – The earliest existing Register of this parish commences in the year 1721. It is a parchment volume, bound in brown leather, and containing the entries of all kinds intermingled. The second volume is the ordinary official folio. The following extracts have been made by the Rev. Harvey Bloom, with the permission of the priest in charge, the Rev. Ll. Jones.

Marriages at Todenham 1721 to 1812 -

Marriages at Todenham 1721-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


Todenham Marriages 1800 to 1812

Todenham Marriages 1784 to 1799

Todenham Marriages 1755 to 1784

Todenham Marriages 1721 to 1754

Marriages Out of Parish

Below is a list of people who were from Todenham but who were married in another parish.

William Howes, b., of Tadnam, co. & dioc. of Gloucester, & Ann Cross, s., of S. L. . 20 Mar. 1797 at South Littleton, Worcestershire.

Poll Books

Todenham Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


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