Lower Lemington

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Lower Lemington Gloucestershire Family History

Lemington is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Lemington, Lemington Parva.

Parish church: St Leonard

Parish registers begin: 1685

Parishes adjacent to Lower Lemington

  • Stretton on Fosse
  • Todenham
  • Aston Magna
  • Batsford
  • Great Wolford

Lemington Parva Marriages

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

Note. – The oldest Register (1701 to 1753) is a parchment volume without a cover but in good condition. The second volume (1757 to 1812) is of paper, in a rough binding of the same material. The Marriages have been extracted by the Rev. J. Harvey Bloom, Rector of whitchurch, and are printed under his supervision by permission of the late Priest-in-charge, the Rev. Ferd. Ruegg.

Marriages at Lemington Parva 1701 to 1812 - Archive.org

Marriages at Lemington Parva 1701-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


Lemington Parva Marriages 1757 to 1812
Lemington Parva Marriages 1701 to 1756

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Lemington (Lower), a parish in the district of Shipston-on-Stour, and county of Gloucester; contiguous to Warwickshire, 2 miles NE by N of Moreton-in-the-Marsh r. station, and 5 SW by S of Shipston-on Stour. Post town, Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Acres, 855. Real property, £995. Pop., 57. Houses, 14. The property belongs to Lord Redesdale. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £27. Patron, Lord Redesdale. The church is good.

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

Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1848

Lemington (Lower), a parish in the upper division of the hund, of Tewksbury, union of Shipston-on-Stour, county of Gloucester; 12¼ miles south-south-east of Stratford-upon-Avon, and crossed by the Stratford and Moreton railway. Living, a perpetual curacy formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the archd. of Gloucester and dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £10; gross income £46. Patron, in 1835, Lord Redesdale. Charities, in 1829, £16 6s. 2d. per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £46. Acres 660. Houses 13. A. P. £1,708. Pop., in 1801, 61; in 1831, 56.

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

Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Lemington, Lower, co. Gloucester.

P. T. Moreton-in-the-Marsh (86) 2 m. N E b N. Pop. 67.

A parish in the upper division of the hundred of Tewkesbury; living, a curacy in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester; certified value 10l.

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.

Poll Books

Lemington, Poll Book 1834 - Google Books

Lemington, Poll Book 1834

Below are the names of those that voted in the election of August 1834 between Christopher William Codrington, Esquire, and Charles Hanbury Tracy Leigh, Esquire. For more information see Poll Book 1834.

Poll Book of the Election, August 1834 for the Eastern Division of the County of Gloucester.

Campden Polling District

Lemington Parish

Name Residence Qualification Where Situate
Wheatley, Thomas Leamington Leamington Heath Leamington Heath farm


Lower Lemington Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Shipston on Stour
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Campden
  • Poor Law Union: Shipston on Stour
  • Hundred: Tewkesbury
  • Province: Canterbury
  • Polling District: Campden