Sudeley  Gloucestershire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Sudeley like this:

SUDELEY-MANOR, a parish in Winchcomb district, Gloucester; 6½ miles NE of Cheltenham r. station. Post town, Winchcomb, under Cheltenham. Acres, 2,622. Real property, £4,488. Pop., 98. Houses, 17. S. Castle was built, in the time of Henry VI., by Boteler Lord Sudeley; occupies the site of a previous castle, built soon after the Norman conquest; was taken from Boteler by Edward IV.; became the property of Lord Admiral Seymour, in the time of Edward VI., and the death-place of Queen Catherine Parr; went, in the time of Queen Mary, to Lord Chandos; was visited, in 1592, by Elizabeth; was garrisoned for the king, in the civil wars of Charles I.; was taken by the parliamentarians, and dismantled; belongs now to J.Dent, Esq.; is partly a renovated edifice, and partly a splendid ruin; and gives the title of Baron to the family of Tracy. ...

The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £45. Patron, J.Dent, Esq. The church was recently restored.

Sudeley through time

Sudeley is now part of Tewkesbury district. Click here for graphs and data of how Tewkesbury has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Sudeley itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Sudeley, in Tewkesbury and Gloucestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 13th August 2022

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