Gloucestershire Places of Worship

St George's Church, Kings Stanley (1) (24k) St George's Church, Kings Stanley (2) (53k) St George's Church, Kings Stanley (3) (47k) St George's Church, Kings Stanley (4) (51k) Above Photograph(s)
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St George's Church, Kings Stanley
St George's Church,
St George's Avenue, GL10 3LH,
Kings Stanley, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

This Church has (or had) a graveyard.

Note: any church within an urban environment may have had its graveyard closed after the Burial Act of 1853. Any new church built after that is unlikely to have had a graveyard at all.

Church History

This Place of Worship was founded in the 11th century, and we understand it is still open.

St George's Church is a Grade I Listed Building - see British Listed Buildings website for details.

John BAKER was hanged at Gloucester Prison on 1st September 1821. He was buried the following day at King's Stanley Parish church. At the age of 16 he was the youngest male to be hanged at Gloucester Prison. According to Gloucester Gaol Registers, 1815-1879, he came from Wotton under Edge. [Source: John Williams, and Gloucestershire Archives online Database]

The following information about the Church has been provided to accompany the photographs on the right. A list of people who have supplied the information is included in the Acknowledgements, below.

[Image 2] The reverse of this postcard says:
“From your loving sister
Louie”.[1]

[Image 3] On the back of the postcard there is a message
“Dear (?)A / U. We will come Saturday Mor before 12. Please not to put your self about for us. Sorry you have been so poorly. Love to all. Yours (?)V. L.”,
but it has been crossed out: presumably the sender had second thoughts!
It is addressed to “Mr A. Matthews, High Street, Cheltenham.”[1]

[Image 4] This postcard dates from some time after 1902 (when the first picture postcards were produced). Compare it with a photograph of St George's Church today.

Printing on the reverse states:
“Photo & Published by T. S. Lapington, Gloucester.”[1]

Denomination

Now or formerly Church of England.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.

Maps

This Church is located at OS grid reference SO8100304095. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Reference

  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the following people who have contributed information for this web page:

1. Information provided by Judy Pierini.

Last updated on 10 Jul 2012 at 10:01.

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