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Yanworth, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Yanworth or Enworth, a township and a chapelry in Hazleton parish, Gloucestershire, 3 miles W of Northleach. It has a post office under Northleach (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Northleach. Acreage, 1263; population, 131. The living is annexed to Hazleton. The church is Norman and Perpendicular.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyGloucestershire 
Civil parishHazleton 
HundredBradley 
Poor Law unionNorthleach 

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


Church Records

The register dates from the year 1695.

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


Churches

Church of England

St. Michael

The church of St. Michael is a small building of stone in the Norman and Perpendicular styles, consisting of chancel, nave, north transept, south porch, and small embattled western tower containing 2 bells: the south entrance is a fine and perfect specimen of a Norman doorway: the church was thoroughly restored and new-roofed in 1899, and an oak screen erected at the cost of the Earl of Eldon: there are 76 sittings.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Yanworth from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Yanworth 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.

DistrictCotswold
CountyGloucestershire
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtGL54
Post TownCheltenham

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