Alvington Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Alvington is a chapelry of Woolaston Ancient Parish in Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St Andrew

Parish registers begin: 1688

Nonconformists include:

St Andrew's parish church, Alvington, Gloucestershire
St Andrew’s parish church, Alvington, Gloucestershire, seen from the northeast. The copyright on this image is owned by Stuart Wilding and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Parishes adjacent to Alvington

  • Hewelsfield
  • Woolaston
  • Aylburton
  • St Briavels

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Alvington, 8½ m. S.W. Newnham. P. 340.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1840

Alvington, a hamlet and chapelry to the parish of Woolaston, Gloucestershire; 9 ½ miles south west of Newnham, on the road to Chepstow. Living, a curacy not in charge, subordinate to Woolaston. All tithes, moduses, &c., commuted in 1810. Pop., in 1801, 211; in 1831, 281. Houses 60. Acres 1,550. A. P.. £1,787. Poor rates, in 1837, £109.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1840.

Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Alvington, co. Gloucester.

P. T. Blakeney (123) 5½ m. SW. Pop. 272.

A hamlet in the parish of Wollaston, and hundred of Bideslow. It is a chapelry, not in charge, subordinate to Wollaston, in the archdeaconry of Hereford, and diocese of Gloucester.

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

Directories

Alvington Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

Alvington Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Marriages

Marriages at Alvington 1698-1836

Marriages at Alvington 1698-1836 – UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Alvington Marriages 1813 to 1836

Alvington Marriages 1775 to 1812

Alvington Marriages 1698 to 1774

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Chepstow
  • Probate Court: Post-1541 – Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory), Pre-1541 – Court of the Bishop of Hereford
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Forest
  • Poor Law Union: Chepstow
  • Hundred: Bledisloe
  • Province: Canterbury

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