Longney, Gloucestershire Family History

Longney is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1660

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Independent/Congregational.

Parishes adjacent to Longney

  • Elmore
  • Hardwicke
  • Moreton Valence
  • Haresfield

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Longney, 4 miles S. W. Gloucester. P. 490

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1848

Longney, a parish in the upper division of the hund, of Whitstone, union of Wheatenhurst, county of Gloucester; 6 miles south-south-west of Gloucester, on the banks of the Severn, and in the line of the Gloucester and Berkeley Ship canal. Living, a discharged vicarage, formerly in the arcbd, and dio. of Gloucester, now in the archd, of Gloucester and dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £12 1s. 8d., returned at £80; gross income £100. Tithes, moduses, &c, commuted in 1812. Patron, the Lord-Chancellor. Charities, in 1826, £31 per annum, Poor rates, in 1838, £313 2s. Acres 1,070. Houses 97. A. P. £2,513. Pop., in 1801, 314; in 1831, 453.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1848.

Poll Books

Longney Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


Longney Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863


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