Westonbirt, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Westonbirt is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1598

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Westonbirt

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WESTON-BIRT, a parish in Tetbury district, Gloucester; 3 miles SW by S of Tetbury, and 10 SW of Tetbury-Road r. station. It has a post-office under Tetbury. Acres, 1,904. Real property, with Lasborough, £2,432. Pop., 190. Houses, 38. The property belongs to R. S. Holford, Esq.; and W.-B. House is his seat. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £226. Patron, R. S. Holford, Esq. The church was restored in 1841. There is a national school.

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


Marriages at Westonbirt 1596 to 1812

Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol VI. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1900.

Author: Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews

Marriages at Westonbirt 1596 to 1812 – Archive.org

Marriages at Weston Birt 1596-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives


Marriages at Weston Birt 1775 to 1812

Poll Books

Westonbirt Poll Book 1834 – Google Books


Weston Birt Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


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