Matson, Gloucestershire Family History

Matson is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1553

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Matson

  • Whaddon
  • Gloucester St James
  • Upton St Leonards
  • Quedgeley
  • Gloucester St Mary de Lode

Historical Descriptions

Poll Books

Matson Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


Marriages at Matson 1553 to 1812

Note. – The Register of Marriages at Matson, anciently Mattesdon, from 1553 to 1812 is contained in two volumes. The whole of the Matson Register down to 1812, and the Marriages down to 1879, have been transcribed and annotated by the Rev. William Bazeley, Rector, who has added notes from the Bishop’s Transcript at Gloucester. The latter are indicated below by square brackets. These marriages are now printed by permission of Mr. Bazeley, and under his supervision.

Marriages at Matson 1553-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


Matson Marriages 1758 to 1812
Matson Marriages 1675 to 1764


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Gloucester
  • 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: Gloucester
  • Hundred: Dudstone and King’s Barton
  • Province: Canterbury