Place:Coln St. Dennis, Gloucestershire, England

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NameColn St. Dennis
Alt namesColn St Dennissource: Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) p 176
Coln St. Dennissource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Colnesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 112
Coln Saint Dennis
Coln-St. Denis
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates51.8°N 1.883°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoDeerhurst (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which part of the parish was located
Bradley (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which part of the parish was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Coln St. Dennis is a village and civil parish on the River Coln in Gloucestershire about 3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Northleach and about 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Cirencester. The parish includes the village of Coln Rogers and the hamlets of Calcot, Fossebridge and Winson. The Fosse Way Roman road, which is now the A429 trunk road, forms the western boundary of the parish.

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Online sources which may also be helpful:

  • Coln St. Denis from A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 8/Deerhurst hundred in the Victoria County History series provided by the website British History Online. There are no articles for Calcot, Fossebridge and Winson in The Victoria History of Gloucestershire, but the volumes on Bradley Hundred and Tewkesbury Hundred lower division include references.
  • GENUKI gives pointers to other archive sources as well as providing some details on each parish in the county. The emphasis here is on ecclesiastical parishes (useful before 1837)
  • A listing of all the Registration Districts in England and Wales since their introduction in 1837 and tables of the parishes that were part of each district and the time period covered with detailed notes on changes of parish name, mergers, etc. Respect the copyright on this material.
  • The FamilySearch Wiki for Gloucestershire provides a similar but not identical series of webpages to that provided by GENUKI
  • A Vision of Britain through Time has a group of pages of statistical facts for almost every parish in the county
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