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Cainscross

Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Cainscross, 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 Cainscross 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

  • "CAIN'S-CROSS, a hamlet in the parishes of Stroud, Stonehouse, and Randwick, hundreds of Bisley and Whitstone, in the county of Gloucester, 2 miles to the W. of Stroud. It is near the Great Western railway. Petty sessions are held, and there is a savings-bank in the village. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, in the patronage of T. C. Croome, Esq. The church, situated at Ebley, in the parish of Stonehouse, is dedicated to St. Matthew."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

  • "Ecclesiastical parish formed from Stonehouse, Randwick and Stroud, 1837."
    (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 Cainscross has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO830050 (Lat/Lon: 51.743396, -2.247640), Cainscross which are provided by: