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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Hawling St. Edward|
|Poor Law union||Winchcomb|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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.
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Hawling (St. Edward))
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:
- 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.