Oddington, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Oddington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1549

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Oddington

  • Evenlode
  • Bledington
  • Icomb
  • Adlestrop
  • Daylesford
  • Broadwell
  • Stow-on-the-Wold

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Oddington, a parish in the upper division of Slaughter hund., union of Stow-on-the-Wold, county of Gloucester; 2 miles east of Stow-on-the-Wold, and west of the Evenlode river. Living, a rectory, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £21 7s. 1d.; gross income £415. Tithes commuted in 1786. Patron, the precentor of the York cathedral. Here are 5 daily schools. Charities, in 1826, £3 14s. 8d. per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £252. Acres 1,660. Houses 110. A.P. £2,883. Pop., in 1801, 421; in 1831, 539.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Oddington, 1 m. S.E. Stow. P. 525

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

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Stow on the Wold
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 – Gloucester
  • Rural Deanery: Stow
  • Poor Law Union: Stow on the Wold
  • Hundred: Slaughter
  • Province: Canterbury
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