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Sevenhampton, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Sevenhampton (popularly Sennington), a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, on a head-stream of the river Colne, 2 miles N by E of Andoversford station on the G.W.R. and 7 E by S of Cheltenham. The parish includes the village of Brockhampton, which has a post office under Andoversford, and the hamlet of Hampden. Acreage, 3379; population, 399. Brockhampton Park is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £134. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol The church is an ancient cruciform edifice, and was restored in 1892.

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 parishSevenhampton St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionNorthleach 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Sevenhampton 1605-1837, Gloucestershire is available to browse online.

The register dates, from the year 1555.

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


Church of England

St. Andrew (parish church)

The church of St. Andrew is an ancient cruciform edifice of stone, in the Early English and Later styles, consisting of chancel, nave, transepts, south porch and an embattled central tower with a stair turret at the south-east angle, containing 3 bells: there are several mural tablets to John Hincksman, 1774, and Margaret, his wife, 1816, with others of the family, 1739-96: on the floor of the church is a brass to William Lawrence, infant son of Anthony and Culpeper Lawrence, 1694, and there are later memorials of the same name: the church was restored in 1891-2 at a cost of about £1,400, and affords 150 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 Sevenhampton from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Sevenhampton 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 districtGL54
Post TownCheltenham