Shurdington

Shurdington, Gloucestershire Family History

Shurdington is a chapelry of Badgeworth Ancient Parish in Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1556

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Parishes adjacent to Shurdington

  • Up Hatherley
  • Badgeworth
  • Leckhampton

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Shurdington (Great), a parish in the upper division of the hund. of Dudstone and King’s-Barton, union of Cheltenham, county of Gloucester; 3 miles south-south-west of Cheltenham. Living, a curacy to the vicarage of Badgeworth. Here is a daily school. Acres 2,080. Houses 24. A. P. £466. Pop., in 1801, 63; in 1831, 99. Poor rates, in 1838, £00 13s.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Shurdington, co. Gloucester.

P. T. Cheltenham (94) 3½ m. SW. Pop. 102.

A parish in the upper division of the hundred of Dudstone and King’s Barton; living, a curacy subordinate to the vicarage of Badgeworth in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester, not in charge; church ded to St. Paul; patronage with Badgeworth vicarage. On opening a large tumulus here, a stone coffin was discovered containing the body of a man, and a helmet, much corroded.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. III; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Poll Books

Shurdington Poll Book 1834 - Google Books

Administration

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