City of Gloucester

City of Gloucester [‘Glocester’], 1621

City of Gloucester [‘Glocester’], 1793

Census Abstract, 1821

27 October 1866: The Register of Electors to Vote in the Choice of a Member or Members to Serve in Parliament, for the City of Gloucester, for 1866-7.


City of Gloucester, 1883


13 October 1558: Herefordshire: Quindene of Michaelmas: Edward Stamford gentleman qui tam (by Henry Warner) v Walter Campyon late of Welshe Bicknor in county Monmouth gentleman, William Hawkes late of Gloucester in the county of the city of Gloucester bocher & Johanna his wife, Edward Campyon late of Welshe Bicknor in county Monmouth gentleman: Debt £53 6s 8d: Defendants have not come; sicut pluries had been ordered to be taken; not found; to be exacted for quindene of Trinity [4 June 1559]: Writ to John Elliotts deputy sheriff of the county aforesaid; writ to ….. ….. deputy sheriff of Monmouthshire; writ to ….. ….. deputy sheriff of city of Gloucester: On which day Edward Stamford comes [Nothing done] Writs renewed, for octaves of Hilary [20 January 1559] Writ to Anthony Bathern deputy sheriff of the city of Gloucester …..


1720: ‘The Church Bells were made two hundred years ago. You will therefore be interested to know a little more about them. There are, of course, six, and they were cast in the year 1720 by Abraham Rudhall of Gloucester, and bear the following inscriptions:- 1st – “When we ring I sweetly sing” – A. R., 1720; 2nd – “God preserve the Church, Amen.” – A. R., 1720; 3rd – “Peace and Good Neighbourhood” – A. R., 1720; 4th – Abr. Rudhall of Gloucester, Bell Founder, 1720; 5th – “Prosperity to all our Benefactors” – A. R., 1720; 6th – The Revd. Ben. Loveling, Rectr.; Wm. Loader & Richd. Wilder, Churchwardens, 1720.’ [Article in Pangbourne parish magazine for July 1920]


Gloucester: from the River, The Cathedral, S.W., &c.



Churches, Institutions, &c.



Streets and Houses

Gloucester Streets, 1612