North Cerney, Gloucestershire Family History Guide



North Cerney is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1568

Administration
  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Cirencester
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 – Gloucester, Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Cirencester
  • Poor Law Union: Cirencester
  • Hundred: Rapsgate
  • Province: Canterbury
Other Places in the Parish
  • Calmsden
  • Woodmancote
Nonconformists
  • Baptist
  • Methodist

Historical Descriptions

North Cerney

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CERNEY (North), a parish in Cirencester district, Gloucester; near Ermine-street, 4 miles N of Cirencester r. station. It includes the tythings of Calmsden and Woodmancote; and has a post office under Cirencester. Acres, 4,158. Real property, £5,194. Pop., 692. Houses, 153. The property is divided among a few. Cerney House is the seat of the Croomes. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £654. Patron, University College, Oxford. The church is very good; and there is a national school.

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

Cerney (North), 3 m. N. Cirencester. P. 668.

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

Calmsden

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CALMSDEN, a tything in North Cerney parish, Gloucester; 4½ miles NNE of Cirencester. Pop., 65.

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

Calmsden, incl. in North Cerney par.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Calmsden, a tything, in the parish of North Cerney, hundred of Rapsgate, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 5 1/4 miles (N. N. E.) from Cirencester; containing 65 inhabitants.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Woodmancote

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WOODMANCOTE, a tything in North Cerney parish, Gloucester; 4¼ miles NNW of Cirencester. Pop., 256.

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

Parish Records

People from North Cerney, Gloucestershire have been found in the following records.

Birth, Marriage, & Death Records – FamilySearch

Census Records – FamilySearch

Military Records – FamilySearch

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920 33 results

Poll Books

North Cerney Poll Book 1834 – Google Books