Breadstone Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Photo of Manor Farm, Breadstone
Photo of Manor Farm, Breadstone. This partly mediaeval house is approached through rusticated 18th century gate piers with enormous ball finials. by David Bowd-Exworth, some rights reserved

Breadstone is a chapelry of Berkeley Ancient Parish in Gloucestershire

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: See Berkeley

Parishes adjacent to Breadstone

  • Berkeley
  • Cam
  • Slimbridge


St Michael's church, Breadstone, Gloucestershire
St Michael’s church, Breadstone, Gloucestershire. A Church of England mission church built in 1878 and closed in 2000. The copyright on this image is owned by ChurchCrawler and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Breadstone, a tything in Berkeley parish, Gloucester; 2 miles NE of Berkeley. Pop., 129. Houses, 26.

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

Bradstone [sic], 1½m. Berkeley. P. 140

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


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Thornbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Dursley
  • Poor Law Union: Thornbury
  • Hundred: Berkeley (Gloucestershire)
  • Province: Canterbury

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