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Newington Bagpath, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Newington Bagpath, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, among the Cotswolds, 4 miles SE by E of Dursley station, and 5½ E by N of Charfield station on the M.R., and 6 WNW of Tetbury. Post town, Wotton-under-Edge; money order and telegraph office, Kingscote. Acreage, 1975; population of the civil parish, 179; of the ecclesiastical, with Kingscote, 418. The manor belongs to the Kingscote family. Bagpath Court was formerly a mansion and is now a farm-house. Lasborough Park is the chief residence. The living is a rectory, united with the chapelry of Kingscote, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £277. The church is Early English.

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 parishNewington-Bagpath St. Bartholomew 
Poor Law unionTetbury 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Newington Bagpath (Bishops Transcripts), Gloucestershire is available to browse online.

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Newington Bagpath 1686-1812, Gloucestershire is available to browse online.

The register dates from the year 1686.

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


Church of England

St. Bartholomew (parish church)

The church of St. Bartholomew is an ancient building of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch, and an embattled western tower containing one bell: there are 230 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 Newington Bagpath from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Newington Bagpath 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 districtGL8
Post TownTetbury