Coaley, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Coaley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1569

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Coaley

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Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COALEY, a parish in Dursley district, Gloucester; on the Gloucester and Berkeley canal, 2½ miles SSE of Frocester r. station, and 3 NNE of Dursley. It has a post office under Dursley. Acres, 2,463. Real property, £5,695. Pop., 777. Houses, 187. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £158. Patron, the Bishop of G. and B. The church is recent. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a n. school, and charities £12.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Coaley, 3 m. N.E. Dursley. P. 979

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.


Marriages at Coaley 1625-1812

Marriages at Coaley 1625-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives


Coaley Marriages 1805 to 1812

Coaley Marriages 1800 to 1804

Coaley Marriages 1790 to 1799


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Dursley
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 – Gloucester
  • Rural Deanery: Dursley
  • Poor Law Union: Dursley
  • Hundred: Berkeley (Gloucestershire)
  • Province: Canterbury