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Stanley Pontlarge, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Stanley Pontlarge, a parish in Gloucestershire, 2½ miles NW of Winchcomb, and 4 S by E of Beckford station on the M.R. Post town, Winchcomb (R.S.O.) Acreage, 684; population, 91. The manor belongs to the Earl of Wemyss. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to Winchcombe. The church is Early Norman with later insertions.

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 unionWinchcomb 

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

Church Records

The register, included in Toddington, dates from the year 1666.

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


Church of England

dedication unknown (parish church)

The church (dedication unknown) is a small but ancient building of stone in the Norman and Perpendicular styles, consisting of chancel, nave of two bays, south aisle, north porch and a bell cote on the east gable of the nave containing 2 bells: it has a fine Norman doorway on the north side, and a chancel arch and some windows of the same period, all being ornamented with zigzag work: there are 50 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 Stanley Pontlarge from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Stanley Pontlarge 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