East Leach Turville, Gloucestershire
East-Leach-Turville, a parish in Gloucestershire, on the river Leach and on Icknield Street, 4 miles N of Lech-lade, under which it has a post office. Acreage, 2784; population, 374. The living is a vicarage, united with the rectory of East-Leach-Martin, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; gross joint value, £282. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||East-Leach-Turville St. Andrew|
|Poor Law union||Northleach|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The register dates from the year 1654.
The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.
Church of England
St. Andrew (parish church)
The church of St. Andrew, erected in or about the 12th century, is a building of stone, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, north transept, a very fine south porch and a western saddle-back tower containing 2 bells: there are 120 sittings.
Primitive Methodist Chapel
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for East Leach Turville from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (East-Leach-Turville (St. Andrew))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.
Online maps of East Leach Turville are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:
- Gloucester Citizen
- Gloucester Journal
- Gloucestershire Chronicle
- Gloucestershire Echo
- Cheltenham Chronicle
- Cheltenham Looker-On
The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.