Childswickham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.
Alternative Names: Childs Wickham
Other places in the parish include: Mircott or Murcot.
Parish church: St. Mary
Parish registers begin: 1560
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Wesleyan Methodist
Parishes adjacent to Childswickham
- Aston Somerville
- Hinton on the Green
Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870
Childs-Wickham a village and a, parish in Evesham district, Gloucester. The village stands on the verge of the county, 1 ¾ mile WNW of Broadway, and 5 WSW of Honeybourne r. station. The parish includes also the hamlet of Mircott; and its post-town is Broadway. Acres, 2,040. Real property, £3,049. Pop., 440. Houses, 92. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £246. Patrons, the Representatives of the Rev. J. H. Tucker. The church is neat and tolerably 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
Childs-Wickham, 6½m. N.E. Winchcombe. P. 469
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
Marriages at Childswickham 1560 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. – these Marriages are contained in four volumes, of which the oldest is of parchment, with flexible covers; it contains Marriages at the commencement and at the end, and Baptisms and Burials. There are also recorded the inductions of three priests, viz., John Brian Moore, 13 Aug. 1663, Richard Gregory, 24 Dec. 1700, and John Capen Clarke, 30 May 1719. There are extensive gaps in the Marriage series from 1562-1609, and 1714-20.
The extracts have been made by the Rev. J. Harvey Bloom, and are printed under his supervision with the consent of the Rev. L. Lloyd, Vicar
Childswickham Poll Book 1834
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.
Poll Book of the Election, August 1834 for the Eastern Division of the County of Gloucester.
Campden Polling District
|Abdy John||Childswickham||freehold house||New or Fur-street|
|Crump Edward Callow||Murcott||50l. renter||Murcott|
|Davies William||Mount Pleasant farm||50l. renter||Mount Pleasant Farm|
|Fisher William||Broadway||freehold house &c||ditto|
|Gibbs William||40 Church-street Tewkesbury||house and land||Murcott|
|Gibbs Thomas||Murcott||freehold house &c.||ditto|
|Price William||Chipping Campden||ditto||ditto|
|Roberts Thomas||White Chappel||ditto||ditto|
|Slatter Robert||Childswickham||50l. renter||ditto|
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- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Evesham
- Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Child’s Wickham
- Diocese: Pre 1836 – Gloucester, Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol
- Rural Deanery: Campden
- Poor Law Union: Evesham
- Hundred: Kiftsgate
- Province: Canterbury
- County Court District: Evesham