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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Hundred||Dudstone and Kings Barton|
|Poor Law union||Gloucester|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Hucclecote from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Hucclecote)
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:
- 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.