Stonehouse Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Stonehouse is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Ebley, Haywards-Field and part of Cainscross

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include: Countess of Huntingdon Methodist, French Protestant, and Independent/Congregational.

Parishes adjacent to Stonehouse

  • King’s Stanley
  • Leonard Stanley
  • Eastington
  • Moreton Valence
  • Cainscross

Historical Descriptions

Stonehouse

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STONEHOUSE, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Stroud district, Gloucester. The village stands adjacent to the Stroud water canal, and to a junction of the Great Western and the Midland railway systems, 3 miles W of Stroud; carries on woollen manufactures; and has a head post-office, designated Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, two r. stations with telegraph, and fairs on 1 May and 11 Oct. The parish contains also Ebley village and part of Cainscross; and, with Haywards-Field extra-parochial tract, comprises 1,625 acres. Real property, £12,743; of which £1,570 are in railways. Pop., 2,609. Houses, 587. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £540. Patron, the Crown. The church, excepting the tower, was recently rebuilt. There are an Independent chapel, an endowed school with £47 a year, and a British school. The sub-district contains also Leonard-Stanley, Randwick, and Haywards-Field. Acres, 3,955. Pop., 4,538. Houses, 1,016.

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

Ebley

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EBLEY, a village in Stonehouse parish, Gloucester; 2¼ miles E of Stroud. It has an Independent chapel.

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

Marriages

Marriages at Stonehouse 1558-1812

Marriages at Stonehouse 1558-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Stonehouse Marriages 1810 to 1812

Stonehouse Marriages 1805 to 1809

Stonehouse Marriages 1800 to 1804

Stonehouse Marriages 1795 to 1799

Directories

Stonehouse Gell and Bradshaw 1820

Ebley Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Ebley Gell and Bradshaw 1820

Administration

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