Bledington

Bledington, Gloucestershire Family History

Bledington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1703

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Bledington

  • Westcote
  • Icomb
  • Idbury
  • Daylesford
  • Kingham
  • Sarsden with Churchill
  • Oddington

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Bledington, or Bladington, a parish in the upper division of the hund. of Slaughter, union of Stow-on-the-Wold, county of Gloucester; 4 miles south-east of Stow-on-the-Wold. Living, a discharged vicarage in the archd. of Gloucester and dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £6 13s. 4d., and in the parliamentary returns at £70; gross income £88; in the patronage of the dean and chapter of Christ church, Oxford. All tithes, the property of the dean and chapter of Christ church, Oxford, were commuted in 1769. There are a daily and a day and Sunday school here. Pop., in 1801, 282; in 1831, 335. Houses 71. Acres 1,110. A. P. £2,567. Poor rates, in 1837, £145.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Bledington, 4m, S.E. Stow. P. 354

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

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Stow on the Wold
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 - Gloucester, Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Stow
  • Poor Law Union: Stow on the Wold
  • Hundred: Slaughter
  • Province: Canterbury