Snowshill Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Snowshill Gloucestershire
Photo of Snowshill Gloucestershire by Heather Eeles, some rights reserved.

Snowshill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created early from a chapelry in Stanton Parish.

Parish church: St. Barnabas

Parish registers begin: 1732

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Parishes adjacent to Snowshill

Historical Descriptions

Snowshill Manor by Celuici.
Snowshill Manor by Celuici.

Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Snowshill, a parish, with a village, in Winchcombe district, Gloucester; 6 miles SW of Campden r. station. Post-town, Broadway. Acres, 2,294. Real property, £1,882. Pop., 235. Houses, 58. The manor belongs to T. Wynniatt, Esq. the living is a p. curacy, annexed to Stanton. The church was rebuilt in 1865.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Snowshill, a parish, in the union of Winchcomb, Lower division of the hundred of Kiftsgate, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 6 miles (N.E.) from Winchcomb; containing 298 inhabitants. The living is annexed to the rectory at Stanton.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

Snowshill, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Kiftsgate, county of Gloucester, 6 miles (N. E.) from Winchcombe, containing 301 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the rectory of Stanton, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831

Poll Books

Snowshill Poll Book 1834 – Google Books

 

St. Barnabas Church, Snowshill
St. Barnabas Church, Snowshill Snowshill is a popular village with tourists. The village is situated near the Gloucestershire/Worcestershire border at about 250m above sea level. The copyright on this image is owned by Philip Halling and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

 

Marriages at Snowshill 1593 to 1603

The following Marriages are contained in a separate section of the oldest Register Book of Stanton; the later Marriages are intermingled with those that took place in the Mother Church.  For further particulars see under the heading Stanton.

Marriages at Snowshill 1593 to 1603 – Archive.org

Marriages at Snowshill 1593-1603 – UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Marriages at Snowshill 1593 to 1603

Directories

Snowshill Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Family History Links

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death records, Census, Migration & Naturalization and Military records – Free

Administration

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