- Original source material relating to Cainscross, and other parishes in
Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the
- "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]
- "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)
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