Quedgeley

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 Gloucestershire Family History

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

IMPERIAL GAZETTEER OF ENGLAND AND WALES 1870

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].

Woolstrop

THE PARLIAMENTARY GAZETTEER OF ENGLAND AND WALES 1851

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.

Quedgeley Marriages

Quedgeley Marriages 1559 to 1836 - Archive.org

Administration

  • 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