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Hawling, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Hawling, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire. The village lies under the Cotswolds, 2½ miles NW of Notgrove station on the G.W.R., and 5 SE by S of Winchcomb. Post town, Andoversford (R.S.O.) The parish comprises 2211 acres; population of the civil parish, 152; of the ecclesiastical, 132. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; gross value, £85. The church is Norman and good, and has a square embattled tower. 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 
Ecclesiastical parishHawling St. Edward 
Poor Law unionWinchcomb 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1677.

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


Church of England

St. Edward (parish church)

The church of St. Edward is a plain building of stone, in the Norman style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and an embattled western tower with pinnacles containing 3 bells: the church has been restored since 1873 at a cost of £810: there are 100 sittings.


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 Hawling from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Hawling 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 districtGL54
Post TownCheltenham