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Lower Lemington, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Lemington, Lower, a parish in Gloucestershire, contiguous to Warwickshire, 2 miles NE by N of Moreton-in-the-Marsh station on the G.W.R., and 5 SWby S of Shipton-on-Stour. Post town, Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Acreage, 859; population, 75. The property belongs to the Freeman Mitford family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £47. The church is a small ancient edifice.

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 
Poor Law unionShipston-upon-Stour 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1685.

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


Church of England

St. Leonard (parish church)

The church of St. Leonard is a small but ancient building of stone, of the Early Norman period, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a turret containing one bell: on the floor within the communion rails is a brass to Charles and Peter Grevill, c. 1636: there are 80 sittings.

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 Lower Lemington from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Lower Lemington 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 districtGL56
Post TownMoreton-In-Marsh