Marston Sicca Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Family History Guide

Marston Sicca is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire. Marston Sicca was transferred from Gloucestershire to Warwickshire in 1931. It is now more generally known as Long Marston.

Parish church: St James the Greater

Parish registers begin: 1680

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Marston Sicca

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MARSTON-SICCA, or LONG MARSTON, a village and a parish in the district of Stratford-on-Avon and county of Gloucester. The village stands on an affluent of the river Avon, adjacent to the Honeybourne and Stratford railway, within 2 miles of the boundaries with Warwick and Worcester, 5½ miles SW of Stratford-on-Avon; consists of two parts, called respectively Marston-Sicca and Long Marston; contains a house in which Charles II. lay concealed in the flight from Worcester; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Stratford-on-Avon, both of the name of Long Marston. The parish comprises 1,680 acres. Real property, £2,848. Pop., 371. Houses, 80. The manor belongs to F. Tomes, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £430. Patron, F. Tomes, Esq. The church consists of nave and chancel, with a tower, and contains an old Norman font. There are an endowed school with £101 a year, and charities £6.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court – FamilySearch

Marriages

Marriages at Marston Sicca 1680-1812

Marriages at Marston Sicca 1680-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Marston Sicca (Long Marston) Marriages 1800 to 1812

Marston Sicca (Long Marston) Marriages 1780 to 1799

Marston Sicca (Long Marston) Marriages 1754 to 1779

Long Marston Warwickshire Marriages Out of Parish

Below is a list of people who were from Long Marston but who were married in another parish.

Simon Bishop, of Long Marston, & Mary Harborne, of N. L., wid. 3 Jan. 1692 at North & Middle Littleton, Worcestershire.

John Paddock, of Long Marston, & Elizabeth Knight 18 July 1772 at North & Middle Littleton, Worcestershire.

Church records

Bishop’s transcripts for Long Marston, 1612-1812 – FamilySearch

Marriages at Marston Sicca, 1680-1812 – FamilySearch

Parish register transcripts, 1680-1811 – FamilySearch

Parish registers for Marston-Sicca, 1603-1980 – FamilySearch

Records of Marston-Sicca – FamilySearch

Church records – Indexes

Computer printout of Marston Sicca, Gloucs., Eng – FamilySearch

Parish register printouts of Marston Sicca, Gloucester, England, christenings, 1813-1876 – FamilySearch

Parish register printouts of Marston-Sicca, Gloucester, England ; christenings, 1612-1717 – FamilySearch

Parish register printouts of Marston-Sicca, Gloucester, England ; christenings, 1718-1812 – FamilySearch

Parish register printouts of Marston-Sicca, Gloucester, England ; marriages, 1603-1847 – FamilySearch

Cemeteries

Records of Marston-Sicca – FamilySearch

Census

Census returns for Marston-Sicca, 1841-1891 – FamilySearch

Poll Books

Marston Sicca, Poll Book 1834 – Google Books

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

Parish registers for Marston-Sicca, 1603-1980 – FamilySearch

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Stratford on Avon
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 – Gloucester, Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Campden
  • Poor Law Union: Stratford on Avon
  • Hundred: Kiftsgate
  • Province: Canterbury

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