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Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Alvington, 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 Alvington 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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  • "ALVINGTON, a parish in the hundred of Bledisloe, in the county of Gloucester, 6 miles to the N.E. of Chepstow. Blakeney is the post town. It is situated on the river Severn. The living is a perpetual curacy united with the rectory of Wollastone, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Alvington was formerly a cell to the abbey of Llantony. Clanna House is the seat of the Hon. W. Noel, lord of the manor."
    [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 Alvington 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 SO600000 (Lat/Lon: 51.697268, -2.580178), Alvington which are provided by: