We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.
- Original source material relating to Highnam, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.
Description and Travel
You can see pictures of Highnam which are provided by:
- "HIGHNAM, a hamlet in the parish of Churcham, hundred of Dudstone, county Gloucester, 2 miles W. of Gloucester. The principal residence is Highnam Court, built by the Cookes, after a design by Hugo Jones. It contains a picture gallery, with an original portrait of Cromwell, a Madonna by Titian, Algernon Sydney by Lely, &c."
[Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- "Ecclesiastical parish formed from tithings of Over and Linton in Churcham, 1851."
(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 Highnam 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 SO790190 (Lat/Lon: 51.869134, -2.306427), Highnam which are provided by: