Walton Cardiff, Gloucestershire
Walton Cardiff, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, 1 mile SE by E of Tewkesbury. Post town, Tewkesbury. Acreage, 649; population, 60. There is a mineral spring. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; gross value, £56. Patron, Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church was rebuilt in 1869.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Walton-Cardiff St. James|
|Poor Law union||Tewkesbury|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The register of baptisms dates from the year 1677; marriages, 1697; no burials take place here, but the parishioners have the right of burial in the neighbouring parishes of Ashchurch and Tewkesbury.
The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.
Church of England
St. James (parish church)
The church of St. James, rebuilt in 1869, is a small edifice of stone in the Franco-Norman style, from designs by Mr. John Middleton, and consists of chancel, nave and a bell-cote containing one bell: in 1908 an oak reredos and pulpit, carved by Miss Steward, of Northway, were placed in the church: there is a small stained window: the church affords 100 sittings.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Walton Cardiff from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Walton-Cardiff (St. James))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.
Online maps of Walton Cardiff 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.