5. Nonconformity

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This chapter on Nonconformity in Gloucestershire tells you:

  • A brief history of nonconformity
  • The nonconformist denominations which have left  Gloucestershire records such as
    • Baptist
    • Church of Christ
    • Congregational/Independent
    • Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion
    • Jewish
    • Methodist
    • Moravian
    • Presbyterian
    • Roman Catholic
    • Society of Friends/Quaker
    • Unitarian
    • Undenominational.
  • The practices of each denomination i.e. did they baptise infants?
  • The records each denomination has left with examples
  • Available indexes
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    Index to Chapter 5

    Abenhall 13
    Act of Supremacy 2
    Act of Uniformity 2
    Alderton 13
    Aldsworth 13
    Alvington 5
    Andoversford 13
    Apperley 15
    Ashchurch 13
    Avening 6, 10, 13
    Awre 7, 10
    baptisms 17
    Baptists 5, 7, 19
    Barnwood 14
    Beckford 13
    Berkeley 6, 10, 14
    Berry Hill 20
    Bible Christians 13
    Bibury 7, 13
    Bishop’s court 4, 6
    Bishops Cleeve 13
    Bisley 7, 10, 13
    Bledington 13
    Blockley 7
    Bourton on the Water 7, 13
    Brinkworth 6
    Bristol 6, 10, 14, 17
    Brockweir 15
    Bromsberrow 13
    burial grounds 6
    Calvinistic Methodist 11, 13
    Cam 6, 10, 13, 14
    Chaceley 13
    Chalford 6
    Charlton Kings 7, 13
    Chedworth 10
    Cheltenham 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19
    Chipping Campden 7
    Chipping Norton 20
    Chipping Sodbury 7
    Church of Christ 5, 9
    Church of England 2, 7
    church rolls 7
    Churcham 13
    Churchdown 13, 14
    Cinderford 7, 13, 14, 16
    circuit 14
    Cirencester 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20
    civic cemeteries 6
    Civil War 2
    clandestine marriage 4
    Clifton 17
    Clopton 13
    Coaley 6
    Codrington 7
    Coleford 11, 20
    Coln Rogers 13
    Coln St Aldwyns 13
    Congregational 5, 10, 11, 16, 19
    Corse 13
    Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion 5, 11
    Cranham 10
    Cutsdean 7
    Dates 18
    Deerhurst 13, 15
    Didbrook 13
    Dissenters 2
    Dr Williams’ Library 4
    Dursley 6, 14, 16
    Dymock 7
    East Dean 13, 14
    Eastington 13, 14
    Eastleach Martin 13
    Eastleach Turville 13
    Ebley 11
    evangelical 11
    Fairford 7, 10, 13
    Farmington 13
    Filton 20
    Forest of Dean 13, 14
    Frampton Cotterell 10
    Frampton upon Severn 10
    Free Church’ 20
    French Protestants 20
    Frenchay 18
    George Whitefeld 11
    GFHS 20
    Gloucester 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18
    Gordon Riots 17
    Gotherington 11
    Great Barrington 13
    Great Rissington 13
    Hardwicke’s Marriage Act 4, 11, 18
    Hartpury 13
    Hawkesbury 7
    Hawling 13
    headstone 18
    Henry Yates Jones TAYLOR 12
    Hockaday Abstracts 6
    Horsley 7, 13, 14
    Huguenots 20
    Icomb 13
    Independent 5, 10, 19
    Independent Methodists 13
    irregular marriage 4
    Jewish 5, 12
    Jews 4
    Kemerton 13
    King Stanley 6, 7, 13
    Kingswood 6, 10, 15
    Leigh 13
    Leonard Stanley 13, 14
    licence 6
    Little Barrington 13
    Littledean 10
    Longhope 13
    Lower Swell 13
    Lydbrook 7, 13, 14
    Lydney 13, 14
    Maiseyhampton 7
    Mangotsfield 14
    marriages 17
    Marshfield 10
    meeting houses 6
    membership lists 7
    memorial sites 6
    Methodist 5, 13
    Methodists New Connextion 13
    Minchinhampton 6, 10, 13, 14
    Minsterworth 13, 14
    Miserden 13
    Mitcheldean 10, 13
    Monmouth 13, 14
    monumental inscriptions 7
    Moravian 5, 15
    Moreton in Marsh 5, 10, 13
    Nailsworth 7, 10, 13, 14, 18
    Newent 10, 13, 14
    Newland 7, 10, 11, 13, 14
    Newnham 10, 13
    nonconformist 2
    Non-Parochial Registers Act 4
    North Nibley 6, 10
    Northavon 20
    Northleach 10, 13
    Norton 13
    Oddington 13
    O’HARE 5
    Owlpen 6
    Oxford Methodist circuit 14
    Painswick 6, 7, 10, 13, 18
    Papist 2, 5
    Parkend 7
    Pauntley 13
    Personal Name Index 6
    PHIPPS 5
    Pinkney 6
    Pitchcombe 10
    Popish Recusants Act 2
    Postlip 20
    Presbyterian 5, 10, 16, 19
    Prestbury 13, 14
    Primitive Methodists 13
    PROCTOR 6
    Protestant 4
    Protestant Methodists 13
    Quaker 5
    Quakers 4, 18
    Quarter Sessions 6
    Quedgeley 14
    Randwick 13
    recusant 2
    Redmarley 13
    Register Office 11
    Religion Act 2
    Rodborough 6, 10
    Rodmarton 13
    Roman Catholic diocese 17
    Roman Catholics 2, 4, 5, 17
    Ruardean 10, 13
    Rudford 13, 14
    Salem Free Church 20
    Sandhurst 13
    Sherborne 13
    Sherston 6
    Shipton Oliffe 13
    Slimbridge 6, 7, 10
    Society of Friends 5, 7, 18, 19
    St. Briavels 10
    Staunton 13
    Staverton 13
    Stinchcombe 6
    Stonehouse 10, 13, 14
    Stow 20
    Stow on the Wold 7, 13
    Stroud 6, 7, 10, 13, 14, 19, 20
    Tetbury 6, 7, 10, 13
    Tewkesbury 7, 10, 13, 14, 16, 18
    The Methodist Church 13
    the Society of Friends 4
    Thornbury 10
    Tibberton 13
    Tirley 13
    Toddington 13
    Toleration Act 4
    Turkdean 13
    Uley 6, 7, 10
    unconsecrated ground 18
    Undenominational 5, 20
    Unitarian 5, 19
    Unitarian Relief Act 19
    United Brethren 15
    United Reformed Church 10, 11, 16
    Upper Slaughter 13
    Upton St Leonards 13
    war memorials 6
    Wesleyan Methodists 13
    West Dean 7, 14
    Westbury on Severn 10
    Westbury on Trym 14
    Westbury upon Severn 14
    Westcote 14
    Westonbirt 6
    Whitminster 14
    Wickwar 10
    Wiltshire 18
    Winchcombe 10, 14, 20
    Windrush 14
    Winterbourne 10, 16
    Withington 14
    Woodchester 7
    Woodmancote 11
    Woolaston 14
    Wotton under Edge 6, 7, 10, 16
    Yorkley 7