Rendcombe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.
Parish Church: St. Peter
Parish registers begin: 1566
Parishes adjacent to Rendcombe
- North Cerney
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
Rendcombe, a parish, with a village, in Cirencester district, Gloucester; on the river Churn, 5 miles N of Cirencester r. station. Post-town, Cirencester. Acres, 2, 532. Real property, £3, 288. Pop., 246. Houses, 45. The manor, with R. Park and most of the land, belonged once to the Clares, passed to the Audleys, the Nevilles, and others; and belongs now to Sir Francis Goldsmid, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £373.* Patron, the Rev. J. Pitt. The church is later English and good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851
Rendcombe, a parish in Rapsgate hund., union of Cirencester, county of Gloucester; 5¾ miles north by west of Cirencester. Living, a rectory, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £13 6s. 8d.; gross income £381. Patron, in 1835, the Rev. C. Pitt. Here is a daily school. Acres 2,650. Houses 37. A.P. £2,050. Pop., in 1801, 147; in 1831, 218. Poor rates, in 1838, £193 7s.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
Rendcombe (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Cirencester, hundred of Rapsgate, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 5½ miles (N.) from Cirencester; containing 248 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £13. 6. 8., and in the gift of the incumbent, the Rev. Joseph Pitt: the tithes have been commuted for £440, and the glebe comprises 24 acres. Sir J. Wright Guise, Bart., has an elegant mansion and extensive park in the parish.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
Marriages at Rendcombe 1566 to 1812
Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol I. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1900.
Author: Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews
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- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Cirencester
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Pre 1836 – Gloucester, Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol
- Rural Deanery: Cirencester
- Poor Law Union: Cirencester
- Hundred: Rapsgate
- Province: Canterbury