Place:Elmstone Hardwicke, Gloucestershire, England

NameElmstone Hardwicke
Alt namesAlmundestansource: Domesday Book (1985) p 112
Elmstone-Hardwickesource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates51.933°N 2.117°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoDeerhurst (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which part of the parish was located
Westminster (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which part of the parish was located
Tewkesbury (district), Gloucestershire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been located since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Elmstone Hardwicke is a village and sizeable parish north-west of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, England. Elmstone Hardwicke is in the Borough of Tewkesbury. Nearby villages include Uckington, Stoke Orchard, and Tredington.

St Mary Magdelene Church may be considered the hub of the village. The church has a 9th-century carved stone head which is ornamented like the font at Deerhurst.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Elmstone Hardwicke. under the heading "History".

Registration Districts

Tewkesbury (1837 - 1937)
Cheltenham (1937 - 2006)
Gloucestershire (2006 - )

Research Tips

Online sources which may also be helpful:

  • Elmstone-Hardwicke 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.
  • 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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