Westonbirt, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Westonbirt is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1598

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Westonbirt

  • Sherston Magna with Sherston Parva
  • Easton Grey
  • Shipton Moyne
  • Tetbury
  • Boxwell with Leighterton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WESTON-BIRT, a parish in Tetbury district, Gloucester; 3 miles SW by S of Tetbury, and 10 SW of Tetbury-Road r. station. It has a post-office under Tetbury. Acres, 1,904. Real property, with Lasborough, £2,432. Pop., 190. Houses, 38. The property belongs to R. S. Holford, Esq.; and W.-B. House is his seat. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £226. Patron, R. S. Holford, Esq. The church was restored in 1841. There is a national school.

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

Poll Books

Westonbirt Poll Book 1834 – Google Books

Directories

Weston Birt Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Marriages

Marriages at Westonbirt 1596 to 1812

Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol VI. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1900.

Author: Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews

Marriages at Westonbirt 1596 to 1812 – Archive.org

Marriages at Weston Birt 1596-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Marriages at Weston Birt 1775 to 1812

Administration

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