Cam, Gloucestershire, England, from Peaked Down (which is the pointed peak outside Cam). The River Severn shows as a thin line of water in the left-hand part of the picture, below the line of hazy Welsh hills. Photographed by Adrian Pingstone on 29th April 2006 and placed in the public domain.

Cam, Gloucestershire Family History

Cam is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1569

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Cam

  • Breadstone
  • Berkeley
  • Dursley
  • Stinchcombe
  • Uley
  • Slimbridge
  • Coaley

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Cam, 1 mile N.E. Dursley. P. 1851.

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


Cam Bennetts Business Directory 1899


Marriages at Cam 1569 to 1812

Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol VIII. 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.

Marriages at Cam 1569 to 1812 -

Marriages at Cam 1569-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


Marriages at Cam 1810 to 1812
Marriages at Cam 1805 to 1809
Marriages at Cam 1800 to 1804


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