Place:Forthampton, Gloucestershire, England

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NameForthampton
Alt namesForhelmentonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 112
Fortemeltonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 112
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.983°N 2.217°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoTewkesbury (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Tewkesbury Rural, Gloucestershire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1894-1935
Gloucester Rural, Gloucestershire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1935-1974
Tewkesbury (district), Gloucestershire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it is now located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Forthampton is a village in Gloucestershire, England in the Cotswolds area. The village is located close to the River Severn five miles from the market town of Tewkesbury.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Forthampton.

Registration Districts

Research Tips

Online sources which may also be helpful:

  • Forthampton in A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 8/Tewkesbury 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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