Place:Uckington, Gloucestershire, England

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NameUckington
Alt namesHochintonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 115
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.917°N 2.133°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoDeerhurst (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which it was located
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Uckington is a village west of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire. Uckington was formerly a hamlet in the parish of Elmstone Hardwicke and did not have a church. It is now a separate civil parish.

Uckington has been, since 1974, in the Tewkesbury District. Nearby villages include Elmstone-Hardwicke and Boddington.

Research Tips

Online sources which may also be helpful:

  • The article on Elmstone Hardwicke from A History of the County of Gloucester (Volume 8/Deerhurst hundred) will include references to Uckington. This is 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
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