Quinton

Photo of Thatched cottages opposite St Swithin's parish church, Lower Quinton, Warwickshire by Michael Zawadzki, some rights reserved.

Quinton Gloucestershire Family History

Quinton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Quinton was transferred from Gloucestershire to Warwickshire in 1935. It is generally now referred to as Lower Quinton.

Other places in the parish include: Admington, Upper Quinton, and Lower Quinton.

Parish church: St Swithin

Parish registers begin: 1547

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

St Swithin's parish church, Lower Quinton, Warwickshire. Until 1931 this parish was in Gloucestershire. The copyright on this image is owned by Dave Bushell and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Parishes adjacent to Quinton

  • Marston Sicca
  • Clifford Chambers
  • Preston on Stour
  • Mickleton
  • Ilmington Gloucestershire
  • Weston on Avon
  • Pebworth
  • Whitchurch
  • Ilmington Warwickshire

Historical Descriptions

Quinton

THE IMPERIAL GAZETTEER OF ENGLAND & WALES 1870

QUINTON, a parish in the district of Shipston-on-Stour and county of Gloucester; under Meon hill, and adjacent to Warwickshire, 1 ¾ mile E. by S. of Long Marston r. station, and 5½ S by W of Stratford-on-Avon. It contains the village of Lower Q, and the hamlets of Upper Q. and Admington; and its post town is Long Marston, under Stratford-on-Avon. Acres, 4, 800. Real property, £7, 239. Pop., 557. Houses, 134. The manor belongs to Magdalen college, Oxford. Q. House is the seat of J. Hyatt, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £70. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester. The church is a stone edifice with tower and spire. There are a national school, and charities £16. Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Admington

IMPERIAL GAZETTEER OF ENGLAND & WALES 1870

Admington, or Adderminton, a hamlet in Quinton parish, Gloucester; 6 miles NE of Chipping-Campden. Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A Fullerton & Co. N.d.c. [1870-72].

LEONARD’S GAZETTEER OF ENGLAND AND WALES 1850

Admington, in Quinton par. P. 196. Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

A TOPOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF ENGLAND 1845

Admington, a hamlet, in the parish of Quinton, union of Shipston, Upper division of the hundred of Kiftsgate, E division of the county of Gloucester, 6 ¼ miles (NE by N) from Chipping-Campden; containing 197 inhabitants. Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

THE PARLIAMENTARY GAZETTEER OF ENGLAND AND WALES 1840

Admington, or Adderminton, a hamlet in the parish of Queinton, Gloucestershire; 6 ¼ miles north-east from Chipping-Camden. Pop., in 1801, 147; in 1831. 177. Houses 39. Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1840.

Poll Books

Admington and Lark Stoke, Poll Book 1834

Administration

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