Filton, Gloucestershire Family History Guide



Filton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Fylton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1654

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Filton

  • Westbury-on-Trym
  • Stoke Gifford
  • Almondsbury
  • Frenchay
  • Henbury
  • Horfield

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FILTON, or Fylton, a parish in Clifton district, Gloucester; on the Bristol and South Wales Union railway, 5 miles N of Bristol. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Bristol. Acres, 1,030. Real property, £2,631. Pop., 317. Houses, 58. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the Fyltons. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £242. Patron, R. Poulden, Esq. The church, with the exception of the tower, was recently rebuilt; and the tower contains a stone coffin, which was discovered at the re-building. Charities, £5.

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

Marriages

Marriages at Filton 1653-1812

Marriages at Filton 1653-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Filton Marriages 1758 to 1812

Administration

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