Place:North Cerney, Gloucestershire, England

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NameNorth Cerney
Alt namesCerneisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 114
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates51.767°N 1.967°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoRapsgate (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish is located
Cirencester Rural, Gloucestershire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1894-1974
Cotswold (district), Gloucestershire, Englanddistict municipality in which it is now situated
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

North Cerney is a village and civil parish in the Cotswold District of the county of Gloucestershire. The village is located 4 miles north of Cirencester within the Churn valley. It was recorded as Cernei in the Domesday Book of 1086.

The County Council estimated that in 2010 there were 556 people living in the village. The parish also includes the villages of Woodmancote and Calmsden.

Registration Districts

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Online sources which may also be helpful:

  • 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. Do 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
  • Unfortunately, A History of the County of Gloucester in the Victoria County History series provided by the website British History Online does not cover this part of the county
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