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Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Barnwood, 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 Barnwood 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

You can see pictures of Barnwood which are provided by:


  • "BARNWOOD, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Dudstone and King's Barton, in the county of Gloucester, 2 miles to the E. of Gloucester. The old Fosse Way and the Gloucester and Cheltenham railway cross the parish. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £195, in the gift of the dean and chapter. The church is dedicated to St. Lawrence. There is a small endowment for education. The principal seats are Barnwood Court and Barnwood House."
    [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 Barnwood 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 SO850180 (Lat/Lon: 51.860338, -2.219239), Barnwood which are provided by: