Thornbury, Gloucestershire Family History

Thornbury is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Gloucestershire. Falfield and Oldbury upon Severn are chapelries of Thornbury.

Other places in the parish include: Kington.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1550

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Thornbury

  • Alveston
  • Elberton
  • Tytherington
  • Falfield
  • Rockhampton
  • Oldbury upon Severn
  • Littleton on Servern
  • Olveston

Historical Descriptions


Marriages at Thornbury 1550 to 1812

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

Marriages at Thornbury 1550 to 1812 -

Marriages at Thornbury 1550-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


Thornbury Marriages 1810 to 1812
Thornbury Marriages 1807 to 1809
Thornbury Marriages 1800 to 1806
Thornbury Marriages 1793 to 1799
Thornbury Marriages 1790 to 1793


Thornbury Universal British Directory 1791


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