Place:Upton St. Leonards, Gloucestershire, England

NameUpton St. Leonards
Alt namesOptunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 115
Upton St Leonardssource: Domesday Book (1985) p 115; Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) p 734
Upton St. Leonardssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Upton-St. Leonardsource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates51.833°N 2.195°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoDudstone and Kings Barton (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Upton St Leonards is a village in the English county of Gloucestershire. Forming part of the district of Stroud it is a mile or so north of the A46 road between Stroud and Cheltenham.

Research Tips

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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