Corse Gloucestershire Family History Guide
Corse is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.
Parish registers begin: 1661
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
Parishes adjacent to Corse
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CORSE, a parish in Newent district, Gloucestershire; on an affluent of the river Severn, 4½ miles E by N of Newent, and 6½ NNW of Gloucester. It has a post office, of the name of Corse-Lawn, under Tewkesbury. Acres, 2,190. Real property, £4,252. Pop., 552. Houses, 135. The property is much subdivided. Corse-Court was the seat of Speaker Dowdeswell. The living. is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £443. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good; and there are a wesleyan chapel, and charities £25.
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
Corse, 5 miles E. Newent P. 482.
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
The following newspapers cover the area.
Research Guide: Historical Research Using British Newspapers by Denise Bates
- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Newent
- 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: Newent
- Hundred: Westminster (Gloucestershire)
- Province: Canterbury