Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire Family History

Minchinhampton is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Gloucestershire. Nailsworth is a chapelry of Minchinhampton.

Other places in the parish include: Box, Burley, Chalford, Cowcombe, Forwood, Theescombe, Holcombe, Hyde, Littleworth, St Cloe, and Hampton.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Primitive Methodist, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Minchinhampton

  • Cherington
  • Sapperton
  • Avening
  • Amberley
  • Brimscombe

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Minchinhampton, 99 miles S.W. London, and 12m. S.E. Gloucester. Mrkt., Tues. P. 7037

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


Marriages at Minchinhampton 1566-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


Minchinhampton Marriages 1810 to 1812
Minchinhampton Marriages 1807 to 1809
Minchinhampton Marriages 1804 to 1806


Minchinhampton Gell and Bradshaw Gloucestershire Directory 1820
Minchinhampton Universal British Directory 1791


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