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Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Bussage, 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 Bussage 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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  • "BUSSAGE, a tything in the parish and hundred of Bisley, in the county of Gloucester, 4 miles to the E. of Stroud, which is a station on the Great Western railway. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £30, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to St. Michael."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

  • "Ecclesiastical parish formed from Bisley, 1848."
    (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 Bussage 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 SO880030 (Lat/Lon: 51.725544, -2.175153), Bussage which are provided by: