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Framilode, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Framilode, a village in Saul parish, and an ecclesiastical parish in Saul, Arlingham, Eastington, Fretherne, Morton Valence, and Wheatenhurst parishes, Gloucestershire. The village stands at the influx of the river Frome and the Stroudwater Canal to the Severn, 5 miles NW from Stone-house station on the M.R., 6 from Stonehouse station on the G.W.R., 9 from Gloucester, and 9 from Stroud. It has a post office under Stonehouse; money order and telegraph office, Saul. The ecclesiastical parish includes the hamlet of Epney, and was constituted in 1855. Population, 481. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £259 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church was built in 1854.

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1854.

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


Church of England

St. Peter

The church of St. Peter, consecrated on St. Matthew's day, 1854, is a building of stone in the Norman style, consisting of apsidal chancel, nave, porch and a tower on the south-west containing one bell: there are 400 sittings.

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.


Online maps of Framilode are available from a number of sites:

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.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtGL2
Post TownGloucester