Apperley Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Apperley is a chapelry of Deerhurst Ancient Parish in Gloucestershire.

Parish church: Holy Trinity

Parish registers begin: See Deerhurst

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Moravian/United Brethren, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Apperley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

APPERLEY-WITH-WHITEFIELD, a hamlet in Deerhurst parish, Gloucester; on the river Severn, 4 miles SW of Tewkesbury. It has a post office under Tewkesbury, and a chapel of ease. Pop., 427.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Whitefield with Apperley, a township in the parish of Deerhurst, lower division of the hund. of Westminster, county of Gloucester; 4 miles south-south-west of Tewkesbury. Acres 2,300. Houses 185. Pop., in 1831, 869.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Apperley, included in Deerhurst, near Tewkesbury.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1840

Apperley, a hamlet in the parish of Deerhurst, Gloucestershire; 4 miles south-west from Tewkesbury; near the Severn. Pop., including Whitfield, in 1831, 401.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1840.

Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Apperley, co. Gloucester.

P. T. Tewkesbury (103) 4 m. S. Pop. including Whitefield 401.

A hamlet in the parish of Deerhurst and hundred of Westminster.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. I; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Parish Records

Birth Marriage and Death Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

England Marriages, 1538–1973 

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

 

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Grave Indexes

BillionGraves Index

Find A Grave Index

Migration and Naturalisation Records

Migration Records at FamilySearch

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Census Records

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales National Register, 1939

Probate and Court Records

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

Military Records

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Directories

Apperley and Walton Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Apperley is a large hamlet in Deerhurst parish, and is situate 8 miles north from Gloucester, 6 south-west from Ashchurch station on the Midland railway, 8 north-west from Cheltenham, and 1 ½ from the village of Deerhurst, being in the lower division of the Hundred of Westminster, in the Tewkesbury Union, in East Gloucestershire, in the archdeaconry of Gloucester, deanery of Winchcomb, and in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol.  It lies on the banks of the Severn, and some parts of it are subject to the inconvenience of occasional inundations.  Its soil is of a deep red loam, the greatest part of which is applied to pasture, but varying on the higher grounds.  The population, in 1851, was 548, inclusive of Whitefield.  Apperley Court, the property and residence of H. E. Strickland, Esq., stands on the elevated spot, and possesses a commanding prospect over the adjacent country.

Wightfield, Grey Hill, and Cook’s Green are farms.

Deerhurst Walton is also a hamlet of Deerhurst, and lies 2 miles east from Apperley, and 6 ½ north-west from Cheltenham.  Notcliff, the residence of Joseph Barnard, Esq., is situate here.  The Population, in 1851, was 241.

Whitefield, or Wightfield, is a hamlet joined with Apperley.

Apperley

Strickland H. E. esq. Apperley court

Traders

Baylis Joseph, tailor

Brunsdon John, carrier & shopkeeper

Carter John, shopkeeper

Clifford Henry, blacksmith

Clutterbuck James, blacksmith

Crook Henry, farmer

Crump Thomas, farmer, Wightfld. farm

Dipper John, yeoman, Apperley villa

Fluck William, farmer

Hanby James, farmer, Grey hill

Hampton Jesse, shoemaker

Harris John, farmer

Harris William, shoemaker

Heuling Thomas, farmer

Hoare Joseph, relieving officer

Jones Henry, tailor

Jones Samuel, carpenter

Long Samuel, farmer

Newman William, farmer

Powell John, farmer, Cook’s green

Powell Timothy, shoemaker

Robinson Thomas, carpenter

Robinson William, carpenter

Scrivens John, shoemaker

Wells Thomas, carpenter

Deerhurst Walton

Gentry

Barnard Joseph, esq. Notcliff

Dadge Charles, esq.

Lane John, esq.

Purser Mrs.

Traders

Crump Paul, farmer

Hatch William, farmer

Hawker Henry, shoemaker

James John, farmer

James John, jun. farmer

Mason William, gardener

Morse Charles, farmer

Morse Charles, gardener

Newman John, farmer

Newman Samuel, farmer

Warder Joseph, farmer & limeburner

Letters through Tewkesbury, which is the nearest money order office.

Carriers: -
Brunsdon, to Tewkesbury, every Wednesday, returning same day, & to Gloucester every Saturday, returning same day.

Chamberlain passes through, from Turley to Cheltenham, every Thursday.

Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire with Bath and Bristol.  Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., 19, 20 & 21, Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1856.

Administration

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