|Alt names||Forhelmentone||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 112|
|Fortemeltone||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 112|
|Type||Parish (ancient), Civil parish|
|Located in||Gloucestershire, England|
|See also||Tewkesbury Hundred, Gloucestershire, England||hundred in which it was located|
|Tewkesbury Rural, Gloucestershire, England||rural district in which it was situated 1894-1935|
|Gloucester Rural, Gloucestershire, England||rural district in which it was situated 1935-1974|
|Tewkesbury District, Gloucestershire, England||district 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 and five miles from the market town of Tewkesbury.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Forthampton.
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
Categories: Gloucestershire, England | Forthampton, Gloucestershire, England | Tewkesbury Hundred, Gloucestershire, England | Tewkesbury Rural, Gloucestershire, England | Cheltenham Rural, Gloucestershire, England | Tewkesbury District, Gloucestershire, England