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Archives and Libraries

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


  • "WHITTINGTON, a parish in the hundred of Bradley, county Gloucester, 4 miles S.E. of Cheltenham. The village is situated under the Cotswold hills. The surface is undulating, and the lower grounds are watered by the Colne brook. There are quarries of stone. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £300. There is a school with a small endowment."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Whittington 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 SP014209 (Lat/Lon: 51.886615, -1.981080), Whittington which are provided by: