Quedgeley Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Photo of St James' parish church, School Lane, Quedgeley, Gloucestershire. In the foreground is the parish war memorial. by Saffron Blaze, some rights reserved.

Quedgeley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created from chapelry in Gloucester St Owen Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Woolstrop.

Parish Church: St James the Apostle

Parish registers begin: 1559

Parishes adjacent to Quedgeley

  • Elmore
  • Hardwicke
  • Whaddon
  • Standish
  • Hempsted
  • Gloucester St Mary de Lode
  • Gloucester South Hamlet
  • Matson

Historical Descriptions



Quedgeley, a village and a parish in the district and county of Gloucester. The village stands near the Gloucester and Berkeley canal, 3 miles S S W of Gloucester r. station; and has a post-office under Gloucester. The parish contains also the hamlet of Woolstrop, and comprises 1,453 acres. Real property, £4,578; of which £1,000 are in the canal. Pop., 408. Houses, 80. The property is divided among a few. The manor, with Q. House, belongs to J. Hayward, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £230.* Patron, J. Hayward, Esq. The church is decorated English; was recently repaired; and consists of nave, aisles, chancel, and porch, with tower and spire. There is a national school.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Quedgley, 4m. S. Gloucester. P.276

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



Woolstrop, a hamlet in the parish of Quedgeley, hund. of Dudstone and King’s-Barton. county of Gloucester; 5 miles north by east of Gloucester. Acres 90. Houses 5. A. P. with parish. Pop., in 1801, 35 ; in 1831, 39.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Woolstrop, in Quedgley par. P. 46

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

Poll Books

Quedgeley Poll Book 1834 - Google Books

Quedgeley Marriages

Marriages at Quedgeley 1559 to 1836

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

Quedgeley Marriages 1559 to 1836 - Archive.org

Marriages at Quedgeley 1559-1836 - UK Genealogy Archives


Quedgeley Marriages 1813 to 1836
Quedgeley Marriages 1752 to 1812
Quedgeley Marriages 1725 to 1751
Quedgeley Marriages 1700 to 1724


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Gloucester
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Gloucester
  • Poor Law Union: Gloucester
  • Hundred: Dudstone and King’s Barton; Whitstone (Gloucestershire)
  • Province: Canterbury