Snowshill, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, 6 miles SW of Chipping Campden, and 6 NE of Winchcomb. Post town, Broadway (R.S.O.) Acreage, 2325; population, 240. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the rectory of Stanton. The church was rebuilt in 1865.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Winchcomb|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The Phillimore & co. transcript of the Marriages at Snowshill 1593-1603 is available to browse online.
The register dates from the year 1572.
The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.
Church of England
St. Barnabas (parish church)
The church of St. Barnabas, rebuilt in 1864, is a building of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a small western tower containing a clock and one bell, inscribed to the Holy Trinity: there are five stained windows, all to the memory of members of the Marshall family: there are 120 sittings.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Snowshill from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Snowshill)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.
Online maps of Snowshill 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.