Cold Salperton, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Cold Salperton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Salperton was an Ancient Parish until 1935 when it was succeeded by Cold Salperton Ecclesiastical Parish

Alternative names: Salperton

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin: 1629

Nonconformists include:

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Parishes adjacent to Salperton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SALPERTON, a parish in Northleach district, Gloucester; among the Cotswolds, 4 miles NNW of Northleach, and 5¾ W by S of Bourton-on-the Water r. station. Post-town, Andoversford, under Cheltenham. Acres, 1,210. Real property, £1,472. Pop., 189. Houses, 42. The manor, with S. Park, belongs to T. B. Browne, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £107. Patron, T. B. Browne, Esq. The church is early Norman. There is a national school.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Salperton (All Saints). A parish, in the union of Northleach, hundred of Bradley, E division of the county of Gloucester, 5 miles (NW by N) from Northleach; containing 206 inhabitants. The parish comprises nearly 1400 acres, of which the surface is undulated, and the soil generally stony, and of little depth; it is situated a little to the north of the road from Northleach to Cheltenham, and to the south of that from Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire to the same town. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of John Browne, Esq., with a net income of £95: the tithes were commuted for land in 1780.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

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

Poll Books

Salperton Poll Book 1834 - Google Books

Directories

Salperton Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876

Salperton is a village and parish in Northleach union, containing, by the census of 1861, 189, and in 1871, 141 inhabitants, and 1306 acres; 5 miles north-west from Northleach, 9 south-west from Stow-on-the-Wold, 9 south-east from Cheltenham, and 86 by road and 130 by railway from London; in the deanery of Stow, archdeaconry of Gloucester, diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, Bradley hundred, East Gloucestershire. The vicarage, in the incumbency of the Rev. William Peachy Mellersh, M.A., is valued at £133 per annum, and in the patronage of Thomas Beale Brown, Esq., J.P., who is lord of the manor and principal landowner. The church is a small edifice, dedicated to All Saints, in the Norman style, and consists of nave, chancel, and tower. The rateable value of this parish is £1547.

Brown Thomas Beale, Esq., J.P., Salperton Park

Trades and Professions

Burton Miss, schoolmistress

Butler James, blacksmith

Greening Jonathan, baker and maltster

Smith Charles, farmer

Letters from Cheltenham via Andoversford which is also the nearest money order and telegraph office.

Source: Morris & Co.’s commercial Directory & Gazetteer of Gloucestershire with Bristol and Monmouth. Second Edition. Hounds Gate, Nottingham. 1876

Salperton Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

Salperton is a parish and small village, 86 miles by road and 130 by rail west-north-west from London, 9 east-south-east from Cheltenham railway station, 9 west-south west from Stow-on-the-Wold, and 5 north-west from Northleach, in Bradley hundred, Northleach union, electoral division and county court district, rural deanery of Stow, Gloucester archdeaconry, and Gloucester and Bristol bishopric. It is situated on the Cotswold Hills. The church of All Saints is a small stone building In the Early Norman style; it has tower, nave and chancel.

The living is a perpetual curacy, value £80 yearly, in the girt of Thomas Beale Browne, Esq., J. P.; the Rev. William Peachey Mellersh, M.A., of St. John's College, Cambridge, is the incumbent. There is a National school, supported by T. B. Browne, Esq. Salperton Park is the seat of T. B. Browne, Esq., J.P., who is lord of the manor and chief landowner. The population in 1861 was 189; the acreage is 1,340; rateable value £1,278. The soil is loamy ; the subsoil is the same.

Browne Thomas Beale, esq. J.P. Salperton park

Silvey Mr. John

Barton Charles, shoemaker

Browne Thomas Beale, brick maker

Powell Thomas, baker

Robins Edward, wheelwright

Robins James, blacksmith

Smith Charles, farmer

Walker John, farmer

Yells Charles, farmer, Home farm

Letters received from Cheltenham through Andoversford office. The nearest money order office is at Northleach.

National School, Mrs. Elizabeth Robins, mistress

Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire and the City of Bristol, Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1863

Salperton Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Salperton is a township, parish, and small village, 9 miles east from Cheltenham station, 9 west-south-west from Stow-on-the-Wold, and 5 north-west from Northleach, in Bradley Hundred, Northleach Union and electoral division, Gloucester archdeaconry, and Gloucester and Bristol bishopric.  It is situated on the Cotswold hills.  The church of All Saints is a small stone building in the early Norman style; has tower, nave, and chancel.  The living is a perpetual curacy, worth £80 yearly, in the gift of Thomas Beale Browne, Esq.; the Rev. William Peachey Mellersh, M.A., is the incumbent.  There is a day school, supported by T. B. Browne, Esq.  Salperton Park is the seat of T. B. Browne, Esq.  The population, in 1851, was 145, and the acreage is 1,340; rateable value, £1,278.  The soil is loamy; the subsoil is the same.  Thomas Beale Browne, Esq., is lord of the manor and chief landowner.

Gentry
Browne Thomas Beale, esq. Salperton park
Cook Mr. Richard

Traders
Browne Thomas Beale, brick & tile pottery yard
Robins Edward, wheelwright
Silvey John, baker & maltster
Walker John, farmer
Yells Charles, farmer, Home farm

Letters received through Andoversford office.  The nearest money order office is at Northleach.

Day School, Elizabeth Robins, mistress

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: Northleach
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 - Gloucester, Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Stow
  • Poor Law Union: Northleach
  • Hundred: Bradley
  • Province: Canterbury