Place:Hempsted, Gloucestershire, England

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NameHempsted
Alt namesHechanestedesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 113
Hempsteadsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.85°N 2.267°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoDudstone and Kings Barton (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was located
Gloucester (district), Gloucestershire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been located since 1974
Contained Places
Cemetery
Llanthony Secunda Priory
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Hempsted is an inhabited place.

Research Tips

Online sources which may also be helpful:

  • Hempsted from A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 4/City of Gloucester 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