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Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Shipton Oliffe & Shipton Sollars, 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 Shipton 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 Shipton which are provided by:


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Shipton 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 SP030180 (Lat/Lon: 51.860535, -1.957856), Shipton which are provided by:

Names, Geographical

  • Shipton, which is one mile SE of Andoversford, is made up of Shipton Oliffe to the east, and Shipton Sollars to the west, but the whole is more commonly known as Shipton Oliffe.