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.
The register dates from the year 1681.
The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.
Details of the places of worship in Moreton Valence, and their records, can be found on the following pages:
- St. Stephen (Church of England)
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:
- Gloucester Citizen
- Gloucester Journal
- Gloucestershire Chronicle
- Gloucestershire Echo
- Cheltenham Chronicle
- Cheltenham Looker-On
The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.