Place:Stanton, Gloucestershire, England

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NameStanton
Alt namesStantonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 114
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates52.006°N 1.897°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoKiftsgate (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Winchcombe Rural, Gloucestershire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1894-1935
Cheltenham Rural, Gloucestershire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1935-1974
Tewkesbury (district), Gloucestershire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Stanton is a small village since 1974 in Tewkesbury Borough in Gloucestershire, England. It is located on the edge of the Cotswolds Hills, around three miles southwest of Broadway, Worcestershire. Although Stanton is officially in Gloucestershire, it is often erroneously attributed to Worcestershire, as Broadway is the postal town. It is near Stanway, Gloucestershire, location of Stanway house.

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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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