Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Frampton on Severn is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1625

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Parishes adjacent to Frampton on Severn

  • Eastington
  • Fretherne
  • Whitminster
  • Standish
  • Moreton Valence
  • Slimbridge
  • Coaley
  • Frocester
  • Saul

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FRAMPTON-UPON-SEVERN, a village, a parish, and a sub-district in Wheatenhurst district, Gloucester. The village stands near the Berkeley ship canal, 2¾ miles NW by W of Frocester r. station, and 6½ NNW of Dursley; and has a post office under Stonehouse. The parish comprises 2,360 acres of land, and 360 of water. Real property, £6,738; of which £869 are in the canal. Pop., 983. Houses, 223. The manor came into the possession of the Cliffords before the end of the 11th century; still remains theirs; and has a handsome mansion. Much of the land lies lower than high tides in the Severn, and is protected from inundation by a bulwark, called the Hock-Crib, constructed by the Earl of Berkeley. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £330. Patron, the Rev. E. Silver. The church was designed to be restored and enlarged in 1869. There are an Independent chapel, two public schools, and a literary institute. The sub-district contains six parishes. Acres, 11,314. Pop., 4,499. Houses, 1,014.

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

Poll Books

Frampton on Severn Poll Book 1834 – Google Books

Marriages

Marriages at Frampton-on-Severn 1625-1812

Marriages at Frampton-on-Severn 1625-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Frampton-on-Severn Marriages 1800 to 1812

Frampton-on-Severn Marriages 1785 to 1799

Administration

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