Whiteshill

St Paul's parish church, Whiteshill, Gloucestershire, seen from the north. The copyright on this image is owned by Vincent Jones and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Whiteshill, Gloucestershire Family History

Ruscombe. Tucked into a narrow valley in the Cotswolds just north of Stroud. A view from the Congregational church. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Whiteshill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created in 1844 from chapelry in Stroud Ecclesiastical Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Bread Street, Ruscombe, and Paganhill.

Parish church: St Paul

Parish registers begin: 1845

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Parishes adjacent to Whiteshill

  • Randwick
  • Rodborough
  • Standish
  • Cainscross
  • Slad
  • Harescombe

Historical Descriptions

The memorial arch in Stroud circa 1964., near to Whiteshill, Gloucestershire. The copyright on this image is owned by Antony Ewart Smith and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Whiteshill

THE IMPERIAL GAZETTEER OF ENGLAND & WALES 1870

WHITESHILL, a chapelry in Stroud parish, Gloucester; 1 mile from Stroud r. station. It was constituted in 1843; and it contains Paganhill, Bread-Street, and Ruscombe hamlets, the first of which has a post-office under Stroud. Pop., 1,516. Houses, 342. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £116. Patron, the Bishop of G. and B. The church was built in 1841. There are an Independent chapel and a national school.

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

Paganhill

Paganhill Gloucestershire Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Paganhill, a hamlet in Whiteshill chapelry, Stroud parish, Gloucester; 1 mile from Stroud r. station. It has a post-office under Stroud.

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

Directories

White's Hill, with the Hamlets of Pagan Hill, Bread Street and Ruscombe Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Stroud
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Stonehouse
  • Poor Law Union: Stroud
  • Hundred: Bisley
  • Province: Canterbury