Lower Swell

Lower Swell, Gloucestershire Family History

Lower Swell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Nether Swell

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1685

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Lower Swell

  • Upper Swell
  • Temple Guiting
  • Upper Slaughter
  • Broadwell
  • Eyford
  • Stow-on-the-Wold

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Swell (Lower), 1 m. W. Stow. P. 352

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


Marriages at Nether Swell 1686-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


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