Dodington Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Dodington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1575

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Parishes adjacent to Dodington

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Dodington, a parish in the hund. of Grumbald’s-Ash, union of Chipping-Sodbury, county of Gloucester; 2½ miles south-east of Chipping-Sodbury, near the post-road from Bath to Farringdon. Living, a rectory, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £5 6s. 5½d.; gross income £214. Patron, in 1835, Sir C. B. Codrington, Bart. Acres 1,670. Houses 14. A. P. £2,538. Pop., in 1801, 95; in 1831, 113. Poor rates, in 1837, £181.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Chipping Sodbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 – Gloucester, Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Hawkesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Chipping Sodbury
  • Hundred: Grumbald’s Ash
  • Province: Canterbury