Newnham, Gloucestershire Family History

Newnham is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Gloucestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Ruddle, Rudhall, and Rhuddle.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1547

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Newnham

  • Flaxley
  • Westbury on Severn
  • Cinderford
  • Littledean
  • Awre

Historical Descriptions


Newnham Universal British Directory 1791


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Westbury on Severn
  • Probate Court: Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Hereford, Post-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 - Gloucester, Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Forest
  • Poor Law Union: Westbury on Severn
  • Hundred: Westbury (Gloucestershire)
  • Province: Canterbury