Oxenton, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Oxenton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1678

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Oxenton

  • Woolstone
  • Overbury
  • Ashchurch
  • Teddington
  • Alderton
  • Beckford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

OXENTON, a parish in Tewkesbury district, Gloucester; on an affluent of the river Severn, adjacent to the boundary with Worcestershire, 2½ miles SE of Ashchurch r. station, and 4½ E by S of Tewkesbury. Post-town, Cheltenham. Acres, 1,050. Real property, £1,545. Pop., 136. Houses, 98. The manor belongs to the Earl of Ellenborough. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £86. Patron, the Earl of Coventry. The church is old, was recently repaired, and has a tower. A church school, a neat building, was erected in 1862.

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

Oxenton, 3 miles S.E. Tewkesbury. P. 139

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

Marriages Out of Parish

Below is a list of people who were from Oxenton but who were married in another parish.

Bevil Blizzard, of Oxington, Gloucestershire, & Elizabeth Ainge, of S. L., lic 11 Oct. 1778 at South Littleton, Worcestershire.

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Tewkesbury
  • 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: Tewkesbury
  • Hundred: Tewkesbury
  • Province: Canterbury
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