Whittington Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Whittington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Syreford

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1539

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Whittington

  • Charlton Kings
  • Sevenhampton
  • Dowdeswell
  • Shipton Sollars

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WHITTINGTON, a parish in Northleach district, Gloucester; 4½ miles ESE of Cheltenham r. station. Post town, Cheltenham. Acres, 1,422. Real property, £1,747. Pop., 217. Houses, 36. W. Court is the seat of F. S. Waller, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £376. Patron, H.-Wright, Esq. The church is partly Norman. There is an endowed school with £32 a year.

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

Directories

Whittington Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Administration

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