Gloucester St Catherine, Gloucestershire Family History Guide



Gloucester St Catherine is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Kingsholm St Catherine, St Catherine Kingsholm, and Longford St Catherine.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1687

Nonconformists include: Plymouth Brethren and Protestant Dissenters.

Parishes adjacent to Gloucester St Catherine

  • Gloucester St Mary de Crypt with All Saints and St Owen
  • Gloucester St Nicholas

Historical Descriptions

St Catherine

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CATHERINE (St.), a village and a parish in the district and county of Gloucester. The village is suburban to Gloucester city, within the borough, on its north side. Pop., 1,270. Houses, 233. The parish includes also the hamlets of Kingsholm and Longford; the former within the borough, the latter not. Acres, 200. Pop., 2,478. Houses, 430. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £34. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Bristol.

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

Longford St Catherine

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Longford (St. Catherine), 1½ m. Gloucester. P. 170

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1848

Longford, a hamlet in the parish of St. Catherine, county of Gloucester. Acres 200. Houses 30. A. P., including Longford St. Mary’s, £2,652. Pop., in 1801, 84; in 1831, 160.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1848.

Kingsholme

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Kingsholme, co. Gloucester.

P. T. Gloucester (104) adjacent. Pop. with Pa.

A hamlet, partly in the parish of St. Catherine, and partly in the parish of St. Mary-de-Load and middle division of the hundred of Dudstone and King’s Barton.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Poll Books

Longford St Catherine Poll Book 1834 – Google Books

Administration

  • 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; Gloucester City
  • Province: Canterbury