- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Churcham is a small village and civil parish located since 1974 in the Forest of Dean District of Gloucestershire, England, about 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Gloucester. It had a population of 669 according to the UK census of 2001.
Sir Nicholas Arnold, (1507-1580) a leading statesman of the reign of Elizabeth I, who served as Lord Deputy of Ireland, was born in Churcham and is buried in the parish church.
Westbury-on-Severn (1837 - 1937)
Forest of Dean (1937 - 2006)
Gloucestershire (2006 - )
Online sources which may also be helpful:
- Churcham from A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 6/Bledisloe hundred in the Victoria County History series provided by the website British History Online
- 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
Categories: Gloucestershire, England | Westbury-on-Severn Registration District, Gloucestershire, England | Forest of Dean Registration District, Gloucestershire, England | Gloucestershire Registration District, Gloucestershire, England | Forest of Dean (district), Gloucestershire, England | Westbury (hundred), Gloucestershire, England | Dudstone and Kings Barton (hundred), Gloucestershire, England | Churcham, Gloucestershire, England