Elkstone Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Elkstone is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Other places included in the parish include: Cockleford and Combend.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1592

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Elkstone

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Elkstone, a parish in Cirencester district, Gloucester; near Ermine-street, 7½ miles NNW of Cirencester r. station. Post-town, Brimpsfield, under Stroud. Acres, 2,058. Real property, £2,261. Pop., 320. Houses, 70. The property is divided among a few. Stone is quarried. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £360. Patron, the Hon. R. K. Craven. The church is very ancient, but good; is partly early English; and has a fine Norman door.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Elkstone, a parish in the hund, of Rapsgate, union of Cirencester, county of Gloucester; 7½ miles north-north-west of Cirencester, and east of the Ermine street. Living, a rectory, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the archd. of Gloucester and dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £12 9s. 2d.; gross income £382. Patron, in 1835, the Hon. A. B. Craven. The church is supposed to be the most ancient in the county. Here is a daily school. Acres 2,100. Houses 64. A.P. £1,688. Pop., in 1801, 299; in 1831, 299. Poor rates, in 1838, £96.

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

Poll Books

Elkstone Poll Book 1834 – Google Books


Marriages at Elkstone 1592 to 1812

Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol VI. 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

Marriages at Elkstone 1592 to 1812 – Archive.org

Marriages at Elkstone 1592-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives


Marriages at Elkstone 1800 to 1812

Marriages at Elkstone 1775 to 1799

Marriages at Elkstone 1756 to 1774


Elkstone Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


  • 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: Stonehouse
  • Poor Law Union: Cirencester
  • Hundred: Rapsgate
  • Province: Canterbury