Iron Acton

Iron Acton, Gloucestershire Family History

Iron Acton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Latteridge, Angar Acton and Acton Ilgar.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1570

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Iron Acton

  • Alveston
  • Tytherington
  • Coalpit Heath
  • Frampton Cotterell
  • Rangeworthy
  • Yate

Historical Descriptions

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Acton, Angar, a tything, in the parish of Iron-Acton, Lower division of the hundred of Grumbald’s-Ash, W. division of the county of Gloucester.

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


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