Hill Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Hill is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1653 (Bishop’s Transcripts: 1571)

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Hill

  • Berkeley
  • Rockhampton
  • Oldbury upon Severn

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Hill, a parish in the lower division ot Berkeley hund., union of Thornbury, county of Gloucester; 4 miles south-south-west of Berkeley, on the river Severn. Living, a donative curacy, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the archd. of Gloucester and dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £32, but returned at £107; gross income £162. Patroness, in 1835, Miss L. Frost. There are a daily and a day and Sunday school in this parish. Charities, in 1826, £1 10s. per annum, being the moiety of Mrs. Mabel Malolet’s charity due to this parish. Poor rates, in 1838, £80 5s. Acres 2,020. Houses 37. A. P. £3,635. Pop., in 1801, 220; in 1831, 257

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851

Marriages

Marriages at Hill 1653-1812

Marriages at Hill 1653-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Hill Marriages 1800 to 1812

Hill Marriages 1775 to 1799

Administration

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