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Hwiecas or Huiccas, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Hwiecas or Huiccas, the ancient territory of the Hwicii, a tribe of the Dobuni. It included most of the present Gloucestershire and Worcestershire, and part of the present Warwickshire, and was nearly or quite conterminate with the old diocese of Worcester. It was for some time independent, but it became part of Mercia.

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

Church Records

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

Land and Property

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