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Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Falfield, 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 Falfield 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 Falfield which are provided by:


  • "FALFIELD, a chapelry in the parish of Thornbury, lower division of the hundred of Thornbury, county Gloucester, 4 miles N.E. of Thornbury, its post town, and 4 S. of Berkeley. The living is a curacy annexed to the vicarage of Thornbury, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

  • "Ecclesiastical parish formed from Thornbury, 1863."
    (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 Falfield 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 ST680930 (Lat/Lon: 51.634845, -2.463787), Falfield which are provided by: