Whittington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.
Other places in the parish include: Syreford
Parish registers begin: 1539
Parishes adjacent to Whittington
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WHITTINGTON, a parish in Northleach district, Gloucester; 4½ miles ESE of Cheltenham r. station. Post town, Cheltenham. Acres, 1,422. Real property, £1,747. Pop., 217. Houses, 36. W. Court is the seat of F. S. Waller, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £376. Patron, H.-Wright, Esq. The church is partly Norman. There is an endowed school with £32 a year.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Whittington Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856
Whittington, is a township, parish, and village, in Bradley Hundred, and Northleach Union, 4 ½ miles east-south-east from Cheltenham. The living is a rectory, in the Gloucester archdeaconry, and Gloucester and Bristol bishopric; income, £279; incumbent, the Rev. William Hicks, M.A.; the Rev. Thomas Charles Griffith, M.A., is his curate, who resides at the Rectory. The church is a small old building in the Norman style, with some additions of later years; it has a small gallery, chancel, and 1 bell, with several figures of Crusaders, and mural tablets to the Tracy and other families; patron, H. Wright, Esq. A school for boys and girls, was endowed and erected in 1830 by the late Mrs. Lightbourne, of Sandywell Park. The population, in 1851, was 233; the acreage is 1,422.
Syreford is a hamlet 1 mile south-east. .Griffith Rev. Thomas Charles, M.A.
Boyce Samuel, farmer, Court farm
Caudle Benjamin, carpenter
Greening John, baker
Dyer Samuel, baker & miller, Mill, Syreford
Handy Edward, former, Syreford
Winstone Wm. parish clerk & school-master
Lovesy Justinian, farmer, Walley farm
Wood Edward, cattle dealer
Letters are delivered though Cheltenham, which is the nearest money order office.
School, Wm. Winstone, master; Mrs. J. Winstone, mistress
Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire with Bath and Bristol. Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., 19, 20 & 21, Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1856.
- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Northleach
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 - Gloucester
- Rural Deanery: Winchcombe
- Poor Law Union: Northleach
- Hundred: Bradley
- Province: Canterbury