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Hucclecote, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Hucclecote, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Churchdown parish, Gloucestershire. The township lies on Ermine Street, 2½ miles E by S of Gloucester. It has a post and money order office under Gloucester; telegraph office, Churchdown. Acreage, 1487; population of the township, 459; of the ecclesiastical parish, 404. There are some brickfields. The parish is less extensive than the township, and was constituted in 1851. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; gross value, £250 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church has a bell-turret, and is good. 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 
Civil parishChurchdown 
HundredDudstone and Kings Barton 
Poor Law unionGloucester 

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

Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1851.

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


Church of England

SS. Philip and James (parish church)

The church of SS. Philip and James is a building of stone, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a western turret containing one bell: the east window and four others are stained: there are about 250 sittings.


Wesleyan Chapel

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hucclecote from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Hucclecote 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 districtGL3
Post TownGloucester