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Help and advice for Southam

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You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Southam 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 Southam which are provided by:


  • "SOUTHAM-WITH-BROCKHAMPTON, a hamlet in the parish of Bishop's-Cleeve, hundred of Cleeve, county Gloucester, 2 miles N.E. of Cheltenham. It is situated near Cleeve Cliff, and its principal attraction is Southam House, built by Sir J. Huddlestone in Henry VII.'s time. The interior contains relics of great antiquity, with portraits of Jane Shore, Edward VI., &c."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

  • "Former tithing of Bishop's Cleeve; civil parish since 1894."
    (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 Southam has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Southam to another place.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO970250 (Lat/Lon: 51.923471, -2.045047), Southam which are provided by: