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Aston Magna

Archives and Libraries

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

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Aston Magna 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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Gazetteers

  • "ASTON MAGNA, a hamlet in the parish of Blockley, upper division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, in the county of Worcester, but surrounded by the county of Gloucester, 2 miles to the N. of Moreton-in-the-Marsh. The old Fosse Way passes near it. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Worcester, value £105, in the patronage of Lord Redesdale. The church is dedicated to St. John."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

  • "Ecclesiastical parish formed from Blockley, 1847. Vicarage united with Blockley since 1948."
    (Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)

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

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SP190350 (Lat/Lon: 52.013067, -1.724583), Aston Magna which are provided by: