Little Sodbury

Photo of Little Sodbury (Glos) St Adeline's Church. by ChurchCrawler, some rights reserved.

Little Sodbury Gloucestershire Family History & Genealogy

Little Sodbury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St Adeline

Parish registers begin: 1703

Parishes adjacent to Little Sodbury

  • Badminton
  • Old Sodbury
  • Horton

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Sodbury (Little), a parish in Chipping-Sodbury district, Gloucester; 3¾ miles E by N of Yate r. station. Post-town, Chipping-Sodbury. Acres, 1,071. Real property, £1,769. Pop., 143. Houses, 26. The manor belongs to W. H. H. Hartley, Esq. the living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £235. Patron, W. H. H. Hartley, Esq. The church was built in 1859. Tyndale, the translator of the Scriptures, was for some time a resident.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Sodbury (Little), ½ m. E. Chipping-Sodbury. P. 125

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


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