- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Gotherington is a small village and civil parish north of Bishop's Cleeve in Gloucestershire, England. It is surrounded on the north by the villages of Woolstone and Oxenton, and to the south by Woodmancote and Bishop's Cleeve, a very large urban village. Gotherington has a population of around 1,200 while its neighbour Bishop's Cleeve, has a population around 15,000.
Gotherington was located in Winchcombe Rural District from 1894 until 1935 and in Cheltenham Rural District from 1935 until 1974.
Online sources which may also be helpful:
- Bishop's Cleeve from A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 8/Tewkesbury hundred makes several mentions of Gotherington. A History of the County of Gloucester is part of 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