Tormarton, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Tormarton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire. West Littleton and Acton Turville are chapelries of Tormarton.

Parish church: St. Mary Magdalene

Parish registers begin: 1679

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Table of Contents

Parishes adjacent to Tormarton

  • West Kington
  • Wapley with Codrington
  • West Littleton
  • Nettleton
  • Badminton
  • Dyrham
  • Old Sodbury
  • Dodington
  • Acton Turville

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TORMARTON, a parish in Chipping-Sodbury district, Gloucester; 4 miles SE of Chipping-Sodbury, and 5 SE by E of Yate r. station. Post town, Chippenham. Acres, 2,645. Real property, £4,125. Pop., 464. Houses, 99. The manor belongs to the Duke of Beaufort. The living is a rectory, united with Acton-Turville and West Littleton, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £800. Patron, the Duke of Beaufort. The church is ancient, and has been beautifully restored. There are a national school, and charities £9.

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

Parish Records

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Marriages

Marriages at Tormarton with West Littleton, 1600 to 1812; Including Acton Turville 1754 to 1812

Note. – The Register commences in 1679.  Some of the Marriages recorded were solemnized at the Chapel-of-Ease at W. Littleton, but most of them in Tormarton Church.  Volume I ends 1721.

Volume II includes Baptisms and Burials 1721 – 1812, and Marriages 1721 – 1753.

Volume III contains Marriages only, on the usual printed forms, 1754 – 1812; it is headed: “A Marriage Register Book for the Rectory of Tormarton, with the Chapelries of Littleton and Turvilsacton.”  As printed, T. = Tormarton, L. = West Littleton, and A. = Acton Turville.

There are Transcripts in the Diocesan Registry at Gloucester for Tormarton with West Littleton prior to 1679 for the following years: 1578 no Marriages, 1599-1602, 1605, 1606, 1607, 1609, 1612, 1613, 1617, 1618, 1620-5, 1627-9, 1632, 1637-8. 1640, 1660-4, 1667-72, 1675, and 1678. Of these the Transcripts for nineteen years contain no Marriage entries.

The Marriage entries have been copied from the Transcripts and the Register by Rev. W. Symonds, M.A., and are printed with the sanction of the Rev. T. J. Bowen, B.D., Rector of Tormarton.

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol. XIII. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1908.

Marriages at Tormarton with West Littleton 1600-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Tormarton Marriages 1800 to 1812

[As printed, T. = Tormarton, L. = West Littleton, and A. = Acton Turville.]

Thomas Sealy & Ann Mayer, both of L., 29 Mar. 1800

Samuel Strange & Sarah Hopkins, both of T., 29 Dec. 1800

Thomas Watts & Mary Marsh, both of T., 20 July 1801

John Godwin, of Wapley, & Hannah Andrews, of L., lic., 22 Oct. 1801

James Cottrel & Eleanor Pendock, both of T., 23 Dec. 1801

William Bleak & Anne Strange, both of L., 28 Apr. 1802

Joseph Edwards, of Dodington, & Ann Little, of T., 30 May 1802

Thomas Bullock & Sarah Dickenson, both of T., 12 Oct. 1802

John Gale & Ann Sutton, both of T., 18 Oct. 1802

Thomas Fidding Manning, of Uley, b., & Sarah Osborne, w., of T., lic., 10 Jan. 1803

Joseph Hawkins, of T., & Sarah Edwards, of Dodington, 29 Jan. 1803

James Coombs & Rachel Sheepway, both of A., 3 Feb. 1803

James Ball, of Dirham, & Ann Hendy, of T., 30 May 1803

William Sargant & Alice Bird, both of T., *27 May 1804

William Woodman, of Gt. Badminton, & Elizabeth Stanmore, of A., *21 May 1804

Jeremiah Hunt, of Batheaston, Som., & Ann Bullock, of T., *29 Apr. 1804

Joseph Eastmead & Mary Hall, both of A., 21 May 1804

Isaac Besent & Alice Russell, both of A., 20 Sept. 1804

Thomas Alway, of Horton, & Mary Arnold, of T., lic., 7 Mar. 1805

Edward Rolph & Mary Newman, both of A., 18 Mar. 1805

Thomas Webb, of T., & Sarah Hancock, of Dodington, 6 Apr. 1805

Robert Benjamin & Edith Hill, both of L., 2 May 1805

Daniel Blake & Sarah Baker, both of L., 21 Oct. 1805

Jeremiah Russell, w., & Elizabeth Shellard, w., both of A., 7 Apr. 1806

Nathan Shellard & Martha Gale, both of T., 8 July 1806

William Skinson & Elizabeth Lovelock, both of T., 27 Sept. 1806

Thomas Shapland, of Marshfield, & Ann Hatherell, of A., lic., 11 Nov. 1806

William Way Burne, of Grittleton, Wilts, clerk, & Caroline Poyntz, of T., lic., 27 Nov. 1806

James Yeels & Sarah Read, both of T., *26 Sept. 1807

John Harding & Sarah Comeley, both of A., *17 May 1807

Collatinus Rawlings, of Colerne, Wilts, & Mary Snell, of L., lic., *16 May 1807

William Benjamin & Elizabeth Dancy, both of L., 14 Sept. 1807

Thomas Edmunds, of Malmesbury, & Elizabeth Sims, of L., 14 Feb. 1808

John Bennett & Jane Arnold, both of T., lic., 21 Apr. 1808

William Reed & Milly Webb, both of T., 11 Oct. 1808

William Bushell & Elizabeth Turner, both of T. 11 Oct. 1808

Thomas Jones, of W. Kington, Wilts, & Mary Daniel, of T., 26 Nov. 1808

Stephen Fielding & Mary Smith, both of A., 23 Jan. 1809

Joseph Walker, of Old Sodbury, & Elizabeth Hunt, of T., 21 Mar. 1809

John Eastmead & Sophia Gardener, both of A., 13 Aug. 1809

Abraham Blake & Eleanor Reed, both of L., 23 Apr. 1810

James Reed & Mary Hunt, both of T., 7 Oct. 1810

James Ralph & Catherine Newman, both of A., 25 Nov. 1810

Daniel Shellard, of A., & Elizabeth Woodman, of Littleton Drew, Wilts, 18 Apr. 1811

William Brown & Jane White, both of A., 14 Aug. 1811

Francis Hendy & Catherine Ellison, both of T., 13 Oct. 1811

William Mitchell, of T., & Sarah Hall, of L., 15 Oct. 1811

*This order.

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol. XIII. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1908

Tormarton Marriages 1785 to 1799

[As printed, T. = Tormarton, L. = West Littleton, and A. = Acton Turville.]

Thomas Marriott, of Newnham, N. Hants, & Charlotte Williamson, of T., 25 Jan. 1785

Robert Sansbury & Hester Shellard, both of A., 28 June 1786

George Dancy & Hester Newman, both of T., 23 Oct. 1785

James Walker, of L., & Hannah Hawkins, of Dirham, 23 Oct. 1785

James Russell & Betty Marsh, w., both of A., lic., 19 Dec. 1785

Francis Hendy & Christiana Bushell, both of T., 21 Apr. 1786

Thomas Hopkins & Sarah Russell, both of A., 18 June 1786

William Pincott & Ann Ball, both of T., 5 Jan. 1787

Paul Brown & Deborah Brooks, both of A., 23 Oct. 1786

James Jefferies & Martha Watkins, both of T., 1 Apr. 1787

Richard Gale, b., & Sarah Packer, w., both of L., 20 Jan. 1788

William Ship, of Walcot, Som., & Ann Sweatman, of T., 1 Oct. 1787

James Davis, of Yate, & Hannah Roach, of T., 26 Oct. 1787

Edward Alexander, of Badminton, & Mary Lister, of T., lic., 25 Nov. 1787

George Holly, of Melksham, Wilts, & Elizabeth Lidford, of T., 24 Mar. 1788

Richard Griffin, of Leighdelamere, Wilts., & Hannah Gale, of T., 20 Apr. 1788

Thomas Young & Susannah Milward, both of T., 12 Oct. 1788

Jeremiah Gale & Mary Warrat, both of T., 6 Sept. 1789

Joseph Reed & Ann Russell, both of A., 23 Aug. 1789

William Walker & Mary Fisher, both of L., 31 Jan. 1790

William Russell & Anne Higgs, both of A., 19 Apr. 1790

Thomas Bullock & Elizabeth Bethell, both of T., 17 May 1790

James Rolfe & Anne Cains, both of T., 30 May 1790

Richard Bridgeman & Elizabeth Gale, both of T., 6 Dec. 1790

Joseph Rolfe & Sarah Curtis, both of A., 8 Dec. 1790

Isaac Clifford, of Box, Wilts, & Hester Davis, of T., 9 Jan. 1791

Matthew Potter, of Riston [? Priston], Som., & Elizabeth Webber, of T., 5 July 1791

Richard Snell & Mary Rolph, both of A., 17 July 1791

William Bethell & Anne Williams, both of A., 30 Jan. 1792

Samuel Hook, of L., & Jane Gale, of T., 8 Apr. 1792

Thomas Little & Sarah Fussell, both of A., 26 Nov. 1792

Joseph Sansbury & Mary White, both of A., 17 Nov. 1793

William Kingson & Elizabeth Ruming, both of T., lic., 9 Dec. 1793

John Kingson & Ann Browning, both of T., 6 Apr. 1794

Jeremiah Russell & Elizabeth Reeve, both of A., 28 Sept. 1794

James Warner & Jane Russell, both of A., 24 May 1795

Charles Jacques & Elizabeth White, both of A., 20 Sept. 1795

Thomas Hayward, w., of Almonsbury, & Mary Pincott, w., of A., lic., 19 Apr. 1796

Stephen Eastmead & Ann Powis, both of A., 12 Feb. 1797

Elias Isaac, of Old Sodbury, & Mary Lovelock, of T., 4 June 1797

Thomas Davies & Jane Sutton, both of L.,, 27 Aug. 1797

John Stanmore & Mary White, both of A., 16 Oct. 1797

Isaac Bennet & Ann Hart, both of A., 9 Apr. 1798

Jonas Vines, of Old Sodbury, & Sarah Gale, of T., 3 Sept. 1798

Aaron Webb & Elizabeth Gale, both of T., 21 Oct. 1799

John Angel & Martha Sargant, both of T., 11 Nov. 1799

Thomas White & Edith Bullock, both of T., 11 Nov. 1799

Daniel Bailey & Elizabeth Kippins, both of T., 23 Dec. 1799

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol. XIII. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1908

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Chipping Sodbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 - Gloucester
  • Rural Deanery: Hawkesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Chipping Sodbury
  • Hundred: Grumbald's Ash
  • Province: Canterbury