Bussage (Glos) St Michael's Church
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Bussage is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created in 1848 from Bisley Ancient Parish.

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin: 1848 (Bishop’s Transcripts)

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Parishes adjacent to Bussage

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BUSSAGE, a chapelry in Bisley parish, Gloucester; adjacent to the Cheltenham and Western Union railway, 3 miles E of Stroud. Post Town, Chalford, under Stroud. Pop., 312. Houses, 73. The chapelry was constituted in 1848. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £30. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol.

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

Directories

Bussage Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Stroud
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Stonehouse
  • Poor Law Union: Stroud
  • Hundred: Bisley
  • Province: Canterbury