Place:Tibberton, Gloucestershire, England

Alt namesTebristonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 115
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.9°N 2.35°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoDuchy of Lancaster (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was located
Newent Rural, Gloucestershire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Forest of Dean (district), Gloucestershire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: There is another Tibberton in Worcestershire and yet another in Shropshire.

the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Tibberton is located 5 miles (8.0 km) from Gloucester and 5 miles from Newent. The current population of Tibberton is approximately 650. Tibberton is a parish of 1,406 acres (5.69 km2) in an area with 248 households.

From 1894 until 1974 Tibberton was in Newent Rural District. Since 1974 it has been part of the Forest of Dean District.

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
  • has recently added Gloucestershire Burials, 1813-1988; Confirmations, 1834-1913; Baptisms, 1813-1913; Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1813; and Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938. (entry dated 1 Aug 2015)
  • There is a brief reference to Tibberton in the Victoria County History.
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