Temple Guiting Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

Guiting (or Guyting) Temple, or Upper Guyting, is a parish and village, 5 miles east-south-east from Winchcomb, and 2 north-east from Guiting Power, in the lower division of the hundred of Kiftsgate, union and county court district of Winchcomb, rural deanery of Stour, archdeaconry of Gloucester, and bishopric of Gloucester and Bristol. The church of St. Helen has a chancel, nave, castellated tower, 4 bells, clock and organ. The register dates from 1603. The living is a perpetual curacy, annual value £94, with residence and 28 acres of glebe land, in the gift of Christ Church, Oxford; the Rev. Edward Du Pre, B.A., of Queen’s College, Cambridge, is the incumbent. There are day and Sunday schools. The population in 1861 was 573: the soil is loam, with stony subsoil. There are charities of £9 yearly value for apprenticing boys and girls; also 28 acres of land, the rent for which is distributed yearly in coals. The manor belongs to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The Hon. Misses Talbot are leaseholders under Corpus Christi College, and impropriators of the tithes, the value of which is £1,400 per annum.

Ford, Kineton and Barton, are hamlets in this parish.

Guiting Temple.

Du Pre Rev. Edward, B.A

Talbot Hon. Missis, Temple Guiting ho

Alcock John, farmer, Manor farm

Andrews George, farmer, Ford

Andrews William, shopkeeper

Boulton Thomas, shoemaker, Ford

Fardon James, blacksmith

Fox George, Plough

Finch Mary (Mrs.), farmer, Benborough farm

Groves William, farmer, Barton

Hanks Robert, farmer, Barton

Lane Henry, farmer, Trafalgar farm

Owen Thomas, Red Lion, Ford

Owen William Ayliffe, carpenter, Ford

Smith William C. farmer

Staite George & Henry, farmers, Ford

West William, farmer


Bradford John, shopkeeper & shoemakr

Clark John, butcher & farmer

Dowdeswell William, farmer & maltster

Hamblett Thomas, Halfway inn

Hewer James, farmer

Joynes William, shopkeeper

Lane Robert, farmer

Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire and the City of Bristol, Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1863.


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