Tormarton, Gloucestershire

St. Mary Magdalene, Tormarton. The copyright on this image is owned by Geoff Pick and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Tormarton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire. West Littleton and Acton Turville are chapelries of Tormarton.

Parish church: St. Mary Magdalene

Parish registers begin: 1679

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Tormarton

  • West Kington
  • Wapley with Codrington
  • West Littleton
  • Nettleton
  • Badminton
  • Dyrham
  • Old Sodbury
  • Dodington
  • Acton Turville


Marriages at Tormarton with West Littleton, 1600 to 1812; Including Acton Turville 1754 to 1812

Note. – The Register commences in 1679.  Some of the Marriages recorded were solemnized at the Chapel-of-Ease at W. Littleton, but most of them in Tormarton Church.  Volume I ends 1721.

Volume II includes Baptisms and Burials 1721 – 1812, and Marriages 1721 – 1753.

Volume III contains Marriages only, on the usual printed forms, 1754 – 1812; it is headed: “A Marriage Register Book for the Rectory of Tormarton, with the Chapelries of Littleton and Turvilsacton.”  As printed, T. = Tormarton, L. = West Littleton, and A. = Acton Turville.

There are Transcripts in the Diocesan Registry at Gloucester for Tormarton with West Littleton prior to 1679 for the following years: 1578 no Marriages, 1599-1602, 1605, 1606, 1607, 1609, 1612, 1613, 1617, 1618, 1620-5, 1627-9, 1632, 1637-8. 1640, 1660-4, 1667-72, 1675, and 1678. Of these the Transcripts for nineteen years contain no Marriage entries.

The Marriage entries have been copied from the Transcripts and the Register by Rev. W. Symonds, M.A., and are printed with the sanction of the Rev. T. J. Bowen, B.D., Rector of Tormarton.

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol. XIII. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1908.

Marriages at Tormarton with West Littleton 1600-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


Tormarton Marriages 1800 to 1812
Tormarton Marriages 1785 to 1799


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Chipping Sodbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 - Gloucester
  • Rural Deanery: Hawkesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Chipping Sodbury
  • Hundred: Grumbald’s Ash
  • Province: Canterbury