Yanworth, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Yanworth is a chapelry of Haselton Ancient Parish in Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Enworth

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1695

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Yanworth

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Yanworth, or Enworth, a chapelry in Hazleton parish, Gloucester; 8 ½ miles NNE of Cirencester r. station. Post-town, Northleach, under Cheltenham. Acres, 1,340. Real property, £1,265. Pop., 123. Houses, 23. The property belongs to the Earl of Eldon. The living is annexed to Hazleton

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

YANWORTH, a chapelry, in the parish of Hazleton, union of Northleach, hundred of Bradley, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 3 ½ miles (W. by S.) from Northleach ; containing 93 inhabitants, and comprising 1087 acres. The tithes have been commuted for £254, and there is a glebe of 10 acres. The chapel, dedicated to St. Michael, is a chapel of ease to Hazleton, where the inhabitants of Yanworth anciently buried their dead; but since the latter part of the last century this has been their usual place of sepulture

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV


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