King's Stanley

Photo of St George's parish church, King's Stanley, Gloucestershire, seen from the south by Jaggery, some rights reserved.

King’s Stanley Gloucestershire Family History

King’s Stanley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative Names: Stanley Regis

Parish Church: St George

Parish registers begin: 1573

Nonconformists in King’s Stanley include: Baptist, Plymouth Brethren, and Primitive Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to King’s Stanley

  • Leonard Stanley
  • Stonehouse
  • Nympsfield
  • Rodborough
  • Cainscross
  • Woodchester
  • Frocester

Historical Description of King’s Stanley

King’s Stanley

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870

Kingstanley, or Kings-Stanley, a village and a parish in Stroud district, Gloucester. The village stands on the Stroudwater canal, 1½ mile S of Stonehouse r. station, and 3½ SW of Stroud; is a considerable place; carries on cloth manufacture; and has a post office under Stonehouse. The parish comprises 1,679 acres, and is all within Stroud borough. Real property, £7, 561; of which £14 are in quarries. Pop., 2, 038. Houses, 488. The property is much subdivided. The manor belonged to the Mercian kings; passed to the Maltraverses, the Arundels, and others; and belongs now to W. Leigh and S. S. Marling, Esqs. Stanley Park, the seat of Mr. Marling, is a handsome mansion. Traces of a Roman camp are within the parish; and Roman altars and other relics have been found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £400.* Patron, Jesus College, Cambridge. The church is good, and has a tower. The parsonage is ancient, and was recently restored and enlarged. A new church, at Selsley, for a newly constituted chapelry, was built in 1862; and is in the early geometric style. There are a Baptist chapel, a national school, a British school, and charities £15.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Selsley

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Selsley, a chapelry in Kingstanley parish, Gloucester; 2 miles SSW of Stroud r. station. It was constituted in 1862; and its post-town is Kingstanley, under Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. Pop., about 600. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £192. Patron, S. S. Marling, Esq. The church was built in 1862; and is in the early geometric style.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

King’s Stanley Marriages

Marriages at King’s Stanley 1573 to 1835

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

King’s Stanley Marriages 1573 to 1835 - Archive.org

Marriages at King’s Stanley 1573 to 1835 - UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Kings Stanley Marriages 1810 to 1812
Kings Stanley Marriages 1805 to 1809
Kings Stanley Marriages 1800 to 1804
King's Stanley Marriages 1795 to 1799
King’s Stanley Marriages 1790 to 1794
King's Stanley Marriages 1785 to 1789
King's Stanley Marriages 1780 to 1784
King's Stanley Marriages 1770 to 1779
King's Stanley Marriages 1765 to 1769
King's Stanley Marriages 1760 to 1764

Directories

Kingstanley and Ryeford Gell and Bradshaw 1820

Administration

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