Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire


Moreton or Morton Valence, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, 2 1/4 miles WSW of Haresfield station on the M.R., and 3 1/4 NNW of Stonehouse, with a post office under Stonehouse; money order office, Whitminster; telegraph office, Haresfield railway station. Acreage of the civil parish, 991; population, 260 ; of the ecclesiastical, 189. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £138. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is chiefly Later English, consists of nave, S aisle, and chancel, with a tower, and was restored in 1880.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1681.


Details of the places of worship in Moreton Valence, and their records, can be found on the following pages:

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Old maps of Moreton Valence are available on the site, and a current map is available on the site.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

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