Wootton or Wotton St Mary Within, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Wootton, or Wotton, St Mary Within, a hamlet and a ville in Gloucester St Mary de Lode parish, Gloucestershire, adjacent to Gloucester city, and almost entirely within the borough of Gloucester. Acreage, 308; population, 3564. The old county and city lunatic asylum is here.

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

Administration

Ancient County Gloucestershire
Hundred Dudstone and Kings Barton
Poor Law union Gloucester

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.


Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Wootton from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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