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Acton Turville

Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Acton Turville, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Acton Turville area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

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  • "ACTON TURVILLE, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Grumbald's Ash, in the county of Gloucester, 5 miles to the E. of Chipping Sodbury. It is situated near the Cotswold hills, and the ancient British and Roman road called Fosse Way. There are traces of a Saxon sanctuary in the parish. The living is a vicarage united with Tormarton. The church is dedicated to St. Mary."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Acton Turville has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST800800 (Lat/Lon: 51.518513, -2.289656), Acton Turville which are provided by: