Withington Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Withington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1609

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Withington

  • Compton Abdale
  • Dowdeswell
  • Chedworth
  • Shipton Sollars
  • Colesbourne
  • Shipton Oliffe
  • Coberley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer 1870

WITHINGTON, a parish, with a village, in Northleach union, Gloucester; 8½ miles SE of Cheltenham r. station. It has a post-office under Cheltenham, and a police station. Acres, 5,830. Real property, £5,637. Pop., 783. Houses, 170. The property is much sub-divided. A Roinan pavement was found in 1811. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £800. Patron, the Bishop of G. and B. The church is Norman, cruciform, and good. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels, a national school, and charities £30.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Withington, 6 m. N.W. Northleach. P. 818

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

Administration

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