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- Original source material relating to Swindon (Village), and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.
Description and Travel
You can see pictures of Swindon which are provided by:
- "SWINDON, a parish in the hundred of Cheltenham, county Gloucester, 2 miles N.W. of Cheltenham, its post town. The village is situated on the road from Cheltenham to Tewkesbury, near the line of the Birmingham and Gloucester railway. The land is principally in pasture and orchard. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £479. The church, dedicated to St. Lawrence, is an ancient Norman structure."
[Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO930250 (Lat/Lon: 51.923434, -2.103214), Swindon which are provided by: