South Cerney, Gloucestershire Family History Guide



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

Other plcaes in the parish include: Cerney Wick

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1538

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Primitive Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to South Cerney

Historical Descriptions


South Cerney

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CERNEY (South), a parish in Cirencester district, Gloucester; adjacent to the Thames and Severn canal, and near the Cheltenham and Western Union railway, 4 miles SSE of Cirencester. It has a post office under Cirencester. Acres, 3,100. Real property, £6,364. Pop., 1,006. Houses, 247. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage united with the p. curacy of Cerney-Wick, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £231. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church ranges from transition Norman to decorated English, and was partly rebuilt in 1862. There are a chapel of ease, an Independent chapel, a national school, an asylum-college on a bequest of £11,000 in 1834 for widows and orphans of poor clergymen, and other charities £70.

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 (South), 3½m S.E. Cirencester. P. 1077.

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

Cerney Wick

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Cerney Wick, hamlet, in par. and 2 miles SE. of South Cerney, E. Gloucestershire.

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

Poll Books

South Cerney Poll Book 1834 – Google Books

Administration

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


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