Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire

Description
Stinchcombe, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, 2 miles WNW of Dursley. There is a post office under Dursley; money order and telegraph office, Dursley. Acreage, 1676; population of the civil parish, 319; of the ecclesiastical, 315. The manor belongs to the baronet family of Prevost. The Manor House, Stancombe Park, and Peers Court are the chief residences. The site of a Roman villa has been discovered near Stancombe Park. Stinchcombe Hill commands an extensive view. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; gross value, £228 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church, with the exception of the tower and spire, was rebuilt in 1855.

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

Maps

Old maps of Stinchcombe are available on the old-maps.co.uk site, and a current map is available on the Streetmap.co.uk site.


Parish Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Stinchcombe 1583-1812, Gloucestershire is available to browse online.

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Stinchcombe 1583-1812, Gloucestershire is available to browse online.