Littleton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire Family History

Littleton on Servern is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1701

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Littleton-on-Severn

  • Elberton
  • Thornbury
  • Oldbury upon Severn

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Littleton-upon-Severn, 2 m. W. Thornbury. P. 195

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

Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Littleton-Upon-Severn, co. Gloucester. P. T. Thornbury (120) 2 m. W. Pop. 133.

A parish in the lower division of the hundred of Langley and Swineshead; living, a dis. rectory in the archdeaconry of Gloucester and diocese of Bristol; valued in K.B. 11l. 4s. 9½d.; ann. val. P. R. 62l.; patron (1829) Sir H. C. Lippincott, Bart.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.


Littleton-on-Severn Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863


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