Status: Formerly a Chapelry of Westbury-on-Trym parish was succeeded by Shirehampton Ecclesiastical Parish.
- Chapelry of Westbury-on-Trym parish (until 1866)
- Tything (until 1866)
- Civil Parish (1866 – 1904)
Parish church: St Mary
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1727
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1845
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
SHIREHAMPTON, a chapelry, with a village, in Westbury-on-Trym parish, Gloucester; on the river Avon, and on the Bristol Port and Pier railway, 5 miles NW by W of Bristol. It has a r. station, a post-office under Bristol, two good inns, and a dispensary. Real property, £5,224. Pop. in 1851, 632; in 1861, 731. Houses, 145. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, not reported. Patron, the Incumbent of Westbury. The church is cruciform. There are a national school and several small charities.
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
Shirehampton, a chapelry in the parish of Westbury-upon-Trym, county of Gloucester; 5 miles north-west by west of Bristol, on the northern bank of the Avon. Living, a curacy annexed to that of Westbury-upon-Trym. Houses 105. Pop., in 1801, 354; in 1831, 420. Other returns with the parish.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.
People from Shirehampton, Gloucestershire can be found in the following records.
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