West Littleton, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

West Littleton is a chapelry of Tormarton Ancient Parish in Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: For records see Tormarton

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to West Littleton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LITTLETON (WEST), a parish in Chipping-Sodbury district, Gloucester; among the Cotswolds, adjacent to Wilts, 2 miles NW of Marshfield, and 6 E of Mangotsfield r. station. Post town, Marshfield, under Chippenham. Acres, 1,009. Rated property, £1,242. Pop., 120. Houses, 28. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to the Duke of Beaufort. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Tormarton, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is ancient; was repaired and enlarged in 1855; and has a curious bell-turret, or small tower, surmounted by a spire.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Littleton (West), 4 m. S.E. Chipping Sodbury. P. 158

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Littleton, co. Gloucester.

P. T. Chipping Sodbury (108) 4½ m. SE b E. Pop. 100.

A parish in the lower division of the hundred of Grumbald's Ash; living, a curacy subordinate to the rectory of Tormarton, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester, not in charge; church ded. to St. Mary; patronage with Tormarton rectory.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

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