Amberley Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Amberley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created in 1840 from Minchinhampton Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Littleworth, Theescombe, and St Cloe.

Parish church: Holy Trinity

Parish registers begin: 1837

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Amberley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

AMBERLEY, a hamlet in Minchinhampton parish, and a chapelry in Minchinhampton and Rodborough parishes, Gloucester. The hamlet stands near Nailsworth, 3 miles S of Stroud r. station; and its Post Town is Nailsworth under Stroud. The chapelry includes the hamlet, and was constituted in 1841. Pop., 1,438. Houses, 364. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £300.* Patron, D. Ricardo, Esq.

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

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Stroud
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Stonehouse
  • Poor Law Union: Stroud
  • Hundred: Longtree
  • Province: Canterbury