Cainscross, St Matthew's Church. Photo by BazzaDaRambler. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

Cainscross, Gloucestershire Family History

Cainscross is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created in 1838 from chapelry in Stonehouse Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1837

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Cainscross

  • King’s Stanley
  • Randwick
  • Stonehouse
  • Rodborough
  • Moreton Valence
  • Whiteshill

Historical Descriptions


Cainscross Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856
Cainscross Gell and Bradshaw 1820


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