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Cow Honeybourne, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Cow-Honeybourne, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, at the boundary with Worcestershire, 4 miles NW of Chipping-Campden, and 5 E of Evesham, with a station called Honeyboume on the G.W.R., and a post office of the same name under Broadway, Worcestershire; money order office, Broadway; telegraph office at the railway station. Acreage, 1377; population, 428. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Church Honeyboume in the diocese of Worcester. The church was rebuilt in 1862, and is unconse-crated. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyGloucestershire 
Poor Law unionEvesham 

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

Church Records

The register is included in that of Church Honeybourne, an adjoining parish in Worcestershire, which dates from 1673.

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


Church of England

not dedicated

The chapel is a building of stone in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and an embattled western tower, with pinnacles, containing one bell: it was repaired, with the exception of the tower, in 1861-2: there are 180 sittings; but the inhabitants chiefly attend that of Honeybourne.


Wesleyan Chapel

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cow Honeybourne from the following:

Land and Property

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

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.