Didmarton with Oldbury on the Hill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created 1735 from Didmarton Ancient Parish and Oldbury on the Hill Ancient Parish.
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Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, and Wesleyan Methodist.
Didmarton, a parish in the upper division of Grumbald’s-Ash hund., union of Tetbury, county of Gloucester; 5½ miles south-west of Tetbury, on the post-road from Bath to Farringdon, in Berkshire. Living, a discharged rectory, annexed with the patronage to that of Oldbury-on-the-Hill. There is a daily school here. Acres 170. Houses 21. A. P. £1,166. Pop., in 1801, 74; in 1831, 103. Poor rates, in 1837, £34.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851
William Gawler, p. Walcot, Bath, & Ann Chappel, p. D., lic., 9 Mar. 1800
Thomas Knight & Mary Boxwell, 13 Jan. 1801
George Osborn & Elizabeth Purnell, 22 Jan. 1801
Samuel Clark, p. O., & Anne Cook, p. D., 26 Oct. 1801
John Tilling, p. O., & Mary Penson, 17 May 1802
John Goodwin, p. Yate, & Mary Osborne, p. O., lic., 8 July 1802
William Wickham, surgeon, & Elizabeth Comley, both p. O., lic., 7 Aug. 1802
Robert May & Maria Heaven, both p. O., 14 Feb. 1803
Samuel Chappell & Frances Leg, both p. O., 19 Apr. 1803
William Watts & Hester Clark, both p. O., lic., 9 May 1803
William Greenaway & Margaret Oakford, 25 July 1803
William Cox, p. Tortworth, & Sarah Rosser, p. O., lic., 14 Feb. 1804
Isaac Skirton, p. O., & Hester Freeman, p. D., lic., 13 Oct. 1804
John Always, p. Horton, & Betty Iddolls, p. O., lic., 27 Dec. 1804
John Nichols & Catharine Penson, 4 Feb. 1805
William Tanner, gent., p. Letterton, & Mary Chappell, p. D., lic., 12 Aug. 1805
William Walker & Sarah Ludlow, both p. O., 7 Oct. 1805
William Bigs, p. D., & Elizabeth Stratton, p. O., 7 Apr. 1806
Samuel Harris, p. D., & Anne Griffin, p. O., 10 Apr. 1806
John Turner, p. Leighterton, & Virgin Clark, p. O., 1 Dec. 1806
John Brown, p. D., & Sarah Mead, p. O., 7 July 1807
George Robbins, gent., p. Fairford, & Sarah Cullimore, p. O., lic., 20 Dec. 1808
Isaac Milsom, p. Sopworth, Wilts, & Patience Clarke, p. O., 19 Apr. 1810
William Butler, p. Sherston Magna, Wilts., & Sarah Worger, p. D., 3 June 1811
William Perks, p. Badminton, & Elizabeth Walker, p. D., 10 June 1811
John Clarke & Mary Harding, both p. O., 21 Oct. 1811
Joseph Woodman, p. Hawkesbury, & Martha Chappell, p. O., 21 Oct. 1811
William Cowley, gent., p. Slimbridge, & Elizabeth Rich, lic., 9 Nov. 1812
Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol. XI. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1905.
Oldbury-on-the-Hill is a township, parish and village, in the upper division of Grumbalds Ash Hundred, Tetbury Union, in the neighbourhood of Tetbury. Here is a church. The population, in 1851, was 485, with 1,342 acres.
Kingston Miss Ann
Washbourne Richard, esq.
White George, esq.
Wickham William, esq.
Baylis Wm. carpenter & wheelwright
Bond Job, carrier
Broom William, boot & shoe maker
Chappell Mary (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Chappell Samuel, coal haulier
Chappell William, tailor
Chidell George, boarding school
Hatherell Abraham, draper & grocer
Hatherell James, farmer
Haynes John, smith & farrier
Holborow John, wine & spirit merchant
Huff Zaccheus, boot & shoe maker
Jenkins James, coal haulier
King Stephen, ‘King’s Arms’
Long William, farmer
Mills Jane (Mrs.), draper & grocer
Sessions James, butcher
Summers Samuel, baker
Thompson James, ‘Three Compasses’
Watts Edward, saddler
Watts William, tailor
Weaver Thos. carpenter & cabinet mkr
Wickham & White, surgeons
Woolnough George, steam threshing & drilling machine proprietor
Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire with Bath and Bristol. Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., 19, 20 & 21, Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1856.