Aston Somerville Gloucestershire Family History Guide



Aston Somerville is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St Mary

Parish registers begin: 1668

Parishes adjacent to Aston Somerville

  • Buckland
  • Dumbleton
  • Sedgeberrow
  • Wormington
  • Hinton on the Green
  • Child’s Wickham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Aston-Somerville, a parish in the district of Evesham and county of Gloucester; on the river Isborne, 4 miles S by E of Evesham r. station. Post Town, Broadway. Acres, 993. Real property, £1,475. Pop., 105. Houses, 21. The manor has been held, for upwards of six centuries, by the family of Somerville; of whom were William Somerville, the poet, author of “The Chase,” and Lord Somerville, the distinguished agriculturist, who died in 1819. A salt spring occurs, and interesting fossils have been found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £272. Patron, Lord Somerville. The church is very good.

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

Aston-Somerville, 5 m. N. Winchcomb. P. 89

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1840

Aston-Somerville, a parish in the lower division of the hund. of Kiftsgate, union of Evesham, Gloucestershire; 4 miles south by east from Evesham; on a branch of the Avon. Living, a rectory in the archd. of Gloucester and dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £9 3s. 4d.; gross income £277. Patron, in 1835, Lord Somerville. This manor has remained in the family of Somerville for upwards of six centuries. Lord Somerville, the distinguished agriculturist, was buried here in 1819. Pop., in 1801, 87; in 1831, 103. Houses 18. Acres 1 ,320. A. P. £2,440. No levy of poor rates in 1837

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

Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Aston-Somerville, co. Gloucester.
P. T. Evesham (99) 4 m. S b E. Pop. 110.
A parish in the lower division of Kiftsgate hundred; living, a rectory in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester; charged in K. B. 9l. 3s. 4d.; patron (1829) Lord Somerville, in whose family this manor has remained for upwards of six centuries.

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 Aston Somerville 1661 to 1812

Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol IV. 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

Note. – The earliest Register now remaining is a parchment volume, measuring about 13 by 11 inches, and containing 15 pages. The second volume of papers contains the Marriages from 1754 to 1812. The Marriages were abstracted by the Rev. J. Harvey Bloom, M.A., Rector of Whitchurch, and are printed by permission of the Rev. S. F. Whitehead, Rector.

Marriages at Aston Somerville 1661 to 1812 – Archive.org

Marriages at Aston Somerville 1661-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Aston Somerville Marriages 1759 to 1812

Aston Somerville Marriages 1700 to 1753

Poll Books

Poll Book 1834, Aston Somerville Gloucestershire – Google Books

Transcriptions

Poll Book 1834, Aston Somerville Gloucestershire

Below are the names of those that voted in the election of August 1834 between Christopher William Codrington, Esquire, and Charles Hanbury Tracy Leigh, Esquire. For more information see Poll Book 1834.

Poll Book of the Election, August 1834 for the Eastern Division of the County of Gloucester.

Campden Polling District

Aston Somerville Parish

Name Residence Qualification Where Situate
Crowther  William Aston Somerville 50l. renter Aston Somerville

Directories

Aston Somerville Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876

Aston Somerville Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

Aston Somerville Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

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Administration

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