Westonbirt, Gloucestershire Family History

Westonbirt is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1598

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Westonbirt

  • Sherston Magna with Sherston Parva
  • Easton Grey
  • Shipton Moyne
  • Tetbury
  • Boxwell with Leighterton

Historical Descriptions


Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Lasborough, a chapelry in Weston-Birt parish, Gloucester; among the Cotswolds, 5 miles W by N of Tetbury, and 6 ½ SE of Frocester r. station. Post-town, Wotton-under-Edge. Pop., 65. The manor belongs R. S. Holford, Esq. A Roman settlement was here. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £150. Patron, R. S. Holford, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1861, in the early English style.

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

Poll Books

Westonbirt Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


Weston Birt Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


Marriages at Westonbirt 1596 to 1812

Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol VI. 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 Westonbirt 1596 to 1812 - Archive.org

Marriages at Weston Birt 1596-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


Marriages at Weston Birt 1775 to 1812


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