Alvington Gloucestershire Family History Guide
Alvington is a chapelry of Woolaston Ancient Parish in Gloucestershire.
Parish church: St Andrew
Parish registers begin: 1688
Parishes adjacent to Alvington
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ALVINGTON, a parish in the district of Chepstow and county of Gloucester; on the estuary of the Severn, and the South Wales railway, near Wollaston r. station, 2 miles SW of Lydney. Post Town, Lydney. Acres, 2,553; of which 500 are water. Real property, £2,709. Pop. 369. Houses, 79. The manor belongs to the family of Noel. The living is a p. curacy annexed to the rectory of Wollaston, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. The ancient church was a cell to Llantony Abbey.
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
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.
Marriages at Alvington 1698-1836
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- 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