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Alvington is a chapelry of Woolaston Ancient Parish in Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St Andrew

Parish registers begin: 1688

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Alvington

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Alvington, 8½ m. S.W. Newnham. P. 340.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1840

Alvington, a hamlet and chapelry to the parish of Woolaston, Gloucestershire; 9 ½ miles south west of Newnham, on the road to Chepstow. Living, a curacy not in charge, subordinate to Woolaston. All tithes, moduses, &c., commuted in 1810. Pop., in 1801, 211; in 1831, 281. Houses 60. Acres 1,550. A. P.. £1,787. Poor rates, in 1837, £109.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1840.

Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Alvington, co. Gloucester.

P. T. Blakeney (123) 5½ m. SW. Pop. 272.

A hamlet in the parish of Wollaston, and hundred of Bideslow. It is a chapelry, not in charge, subordinate to Wollaston, in the archdeaconry of Hereford, and diocese of Gloucester.

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

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Marriages at Alvington 1698-1836

Marriages at Alvington 1698-1836 – UK Genealogy Archives


Alvington Marriages 1813 to 1836

Alvington Marriages 1775 to 1812

Alvington Marriages 1698 to 1774

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Alvington Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

Alvington Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Chepstow
  • Probate Court: Post-1541 – Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory), Pre-1541 – Court of the Bishop of Hereford
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Forest
  • Poor Law Union: Chepstow
  • Hundred: Bledisloe
  • Province: Canterbury