Sandhurst Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Sandhurst is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1538

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Sandhurst

  • Gloucester St Mark
  • Norton
  • Ashleworth
  • Hasfield
  • Twigworth
  • Gloucester St Mary de Lode
  • Maisemore

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SANDHURST, a parish, with a straggling village, in the district and county of Gloucester; near the river Severn, 3 miles N of Gloucester r. station. It has a postal letter-box under Gloucester. Acres, 2,227. Real property, £5,507. Pop., 549. Houses, 117. The property is much subdivided. Wallsworth Hall is the seat of Capt. De Winton. Brick making is carried on; and many salmon are caught. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £310. Patron, the Bishop of G. and B. The church is Norman, and was restored and enlarged in 1858. Charities, £25.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Sandhurst, a parish in the hund. of Dudstone and King’s Barton, union and county of Gloucester; 3 miles north of Gloucester, and east of the Severn. Living, a discharged vicarage, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; certified at £34, returned at £129 16s. 5d.; gross income £211. Tithes commuted in 1839. Patron, the bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. Charities, in 1826, about £60 per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £199 1s. Acres 2,010. Houses 87. A.P. £3,739. Pop., in 1801, 365; in 1831. 434.

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

Poll Books

Sandhurst Poll Book 1834 – Google Books


Sandhurst Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863


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