Photo of Twyning church The church is dedicated to St Mary Magdalene, viewed from the south-west. by Philip Halling, some rights reserved.

Twyning Gloucestershire Family History

Twyning is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Twining

Parish church: St Mary Magdalene

Parish registers begin: 1648

Parishes adjacent to Twyning

  • Bredon
  • Tewkesbury
  • Ripple
  • Tewkesbury Holy Trinity
  • Strensham

Historical Description

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Twining, a parish, with a scattered village, in Tewkesbury district, Gloucester; 2 miles N of Tewkesbury r. station. It has a post-office, of the name of T. Green, under Tewkesbury. Acres, 3,155. Real property, £8,049. Pop., 992. Houses, 216. The manor belongs to Mrs. Stocker. Puckrup Hall is the seat of J. I. Pocock, Esq. An ancient camp is at Towbury. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £230.* Patron, Christchurch, Oxford. The church is old. There is a national school.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


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