Stoke Bishop  Gloucestershire


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

STOKE-BISHOP, a tything and a chapelry in Westbury-upon-Trym parish, Gloucester. The tything lies on the river Avon, 2½ miles NW of Bristol r. station; has a post-office under Bristol; and contains many residences of the principal merchants and manufacturers of Bristol. Real property, £34.818. Pop. in 1851, 4,213; in 1861, 5,623. Houses, 887. The chapelry was constituted in 1860. Pop., 554. Houses, 88. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, not reported. Patrons, Trustees. The church is modern.

Additional information about this locality is available for Westbury on Trym

Stoke Bishop through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th May 2022

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