Guiting Power

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Guiting Power Gloucestershire Family History

Guiting Power is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Guyting Power, Lower Guyting, Lower Guiting.

Other places in the parish include: Farmcot, Guyting Grange, and Cartlet or Castlett are hamlets of this parish. There is a chapel of ease at Farmcot.

Chapelries: Farmcote

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin: 1560

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic, Baptist.

Parishes adjacent to Guiting Power

  • Temple Guiting
  • Hawling
  • Naunton
  • Hailes
  • Winchcombe
  • Didbrook
  • Roel
  • Sudeley Manor
  • Stanway

Historical Descriptions of Guiting Power

Guiting Power

THE IMPERIAL GAZETTEER OF ENGLAND & WALES 1870

GUYTING POWER, or LOWER GUYTING, a village and a parish in Winchcomb district, Gloucester. The village stands among the Cotswolds, 5½ miles ESE of Winchcomb, and 6 NW of Bourton-on-the-Water r. station; and has a post office, of the name of Lower Guyting, under Cheltenham. The parish includes also the hamlets of Guyting Grange and Cartlet. Acres, 3, 380. Real property, £3, 640. Pop., 647. Houses, 161. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to J. Walker, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £124. Patron, J. Walker, Esq. The church is Norman, in good condition; and consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with a tower. There is a chapelry, with chapel of ease, at Farmcote. There are also a Baptist chapel, and charities £15.

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

Guyting Power, or Lower Guyting, a parish in the lower division of the hund. of Kiitsgate, union of Winchcombe, county of Gloucester; 5¼ miles south-east by east of Winchcombe. It includes the chapelry of Farmcote or Framcote. Living, a discharged vicarage with the curacy of Farmcote, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the archd. of Gloucester and dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £14 19s. 5d.; gross income £129. Patron, in 1835, J. Walker, Esq. Here are 4 daily schools. Charities, in 1821, upwards of £12 per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £382. Acres 3,380. Houses 155. A. P. £2,208. Pop., in 1801, 430; in 1831, 792.

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

LEWIS TOPOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF ENGLAND 1845

Guyting, Lower, or Guyting-Power (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Winchcomb, Lower division of the hundred of Kiftsgate, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 6 miles (S. E. by E.) from Winchcomb; containing, with the chapelry of Farmcote, 672 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the King’s books at £14. 19. 5.; net income, £124; patron and impropriator, J. Walker, Esq.: the tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1798. The church is in the Norman style. There is a chapel of ease at Farmcote.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Farmcote

LEWIS TOPOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF ENGLAND 1845

Farmcote, a chapelry, in the parish of Guyting-Power, union of Winchcomb, Lower division of the hundred of Kiftsgate, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 2¼ miles (E.) from Winchcomb; containing 32 inhabitants. It is said to have been formerly a distinct parish. The chapel is a very ancient structure. Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Marriages at Guiting Power 1560 to 1812

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

Note. – The earliest register of Guiting is a parchment book of 69 leaves bound in a flexible binding, but many of the binding stitches have given and most of the pages are loose, otherwise it is in very fair condition. It is a narrow book about 12 by 6 inches. It will be noticed that there are several gaps. The 2nd Volume is an ordinary official book of paper. The Marriages have been extracted by permission of the Rev. Dr. Green, Vicar, and the Churchwardens, by the Rev. J. H. Bloom, and are printed under his supervision.

Marriages at Guiting Power 1560 to 1812 - Archive.org

Marriages at Guiting Power 1560-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Guiting Power Marriages 1800 to 1812
Guiting Power Marriages 1775 to 1799
Guiting Power Marriages 1754 to 1774
Guiting Power Marriages 1725 to 1756
Guiting Power Marriages 1700 to 1724

Directories

Lower Guiting Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863
Guiting Power Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Administration

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