Coln Rogers, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Coln Rogers is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1755

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Independent/Congregational.

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Parishes adjacent to Coln Rogers

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COLN-ROGERS, a parish in Northleach district, Gloucester; on the river Colne, 4 miles SSW of Northleach, and 7 NE by N of Cirencester r. station. Post town, Northleach, under Cheltenham. Acres, 1,508. Real property, £1,502. Pop., 116. Houses, 28. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £225. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester. The church is old but good. Charities, £6.

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

Coln-Rogers, 3 m. S.W. Northleach. P. 137

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


Marriages at Coln Rogers 1755-1812

Marriages at Coln Rogers 1755-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


Coln Rogers Marriages 1780 to 1812

Thomas Faulks, of Oaksey Sarum, & Catherine Millington, of C. R., lic., 7 Feb. 1780

John Millington, of C. R., & Anne Weeks, of South Cerney, s., lic., 3 July 1781

John Barton, of C.R., & Margaret Lees, of Coln St. Dennis, lic., 29 Mar. 1786

Stephen Tomlin, b., & Elizabeth Child, s., both of C. R., 12 Nov. 1788

Jeremiah Hooper, of Coln St. Aldwine, b., & Anne Barton, s., of C. R., lic., 16 Sept. 1793

John Halford, b., & Mary Midwinter, s., both of C. R., 18 Nov. 1793

Thomas Lees, of Winson, b., & Anna Maria Barton, s., of C. R., lic., 10 Dec. 1793

Thomas Eldridge, b., & Sarah Spencer, s., both of C. R., 20 Feb. 1794

John Lovesy, b., & Rebecca Barton, single woman, both of C. R., lic., 5 Sept. 1794

John Arkill & Mary Pound, both of C. R., 1 Nov. 1794

William Marchant, of Coln St. Dennis, & Elizabeth Sorrill, of C. R., 3 July 1796

William Ireland, of Bibury, & Anne Midwinter, of C. R., 11 Oct. 1796

William Davis & Elizabeth Ayliffe, both of C. R., 12 July 1798

John Norden [or Nurden], & Mary Randle, both of C. R., 4 Nov. 1799

James Tidmarsh & Elizabeth Watts, both of C. R., 19 May 1800

James Chambers, of Minchin Hampton, b., & Jane Howse Millington, of C. R., lic., 16 Jan. 1801

William Humphries, b., of Withington, & Hannah Velinder, s., of C. R., lic., 29 Jan. 1801

John Mathews, b., & Ann Poole, s., both of C. R., 6 July 1801

Thomas Barton, w., of C. R., & Anne Page, s., of Castle Eaton, Wilts, lic., 13 July 1802

Joseph Miles & Elizabeth Matthews, both of C. R., 10 Nov. 1802

William Guest, b., & Elizabeth Gardner, both of C. R., 2 July 1803

John Trotman, of Chedworth, b., & Sarah Day, s., of C. R., 13 Oct. 1804

Thomas Neal & Amy Midwinter, both of C. R., 18 Nov. 1804

Richard Fletcher Howes, b., of Winson, & Mary Millington, s., of C. R., lic., 15 Apr. 1805

Aaron Smith, b., of Rendcombe, & Ann Day, s. of C. R., 27 Apr. 1805

Charles Mitchell, b., of Bibury, & Sarah Randle, s., of C. R., 10 Aug. 1805

William Garner, b., of Lower Guiting, & Anne Neal, of C. R., 3 Feb. 1806

Edward Iles, of C. R., & Nanny Yeate, of Coln St. Dennis, 26 Apr. 1806

John Sadler & Fanny Green, both of C. R., 15 Feb. 1808

John Bullock, of Preston, Glouc., & Mary Porter, s., of C. R., lic., 11 May 1808

George Franklin & Sarah Miles, both of C. R., 4 Jan. 1809

Thomas Spencer, b., of Coln St. Dennis, & Mary Tomlin, s., of C. R., 24 Dec. 1811

Thomas Hicks, w., of C. R., & Anna Maria, Spencer, s., of Coln St. Dennis, 15 Nov. 1812

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Register. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., Vol. XII. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1906


Coln Rogers Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876

Coln Rogers is a village and parish in Northleach union, containing, by the census of 1861, 116, and in 1871, 90 inhabitants, and 1508 acres; in the deanery of Cirencester, archdeaconry of Bristol, diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, hundred of Bradley, East Gloucestershire; 3 ½ miles south-west from Northleach and 7 north-east from Cirencester, on the banks of the small river Coln, from whence its name. The rectory, in the incumbency of the Rev. Henry Brooks Foster, M. A., rural dean of Cirencester and honorary canon of Gloucester, is valued at £248 per annum, with residence and 40 acres of glebe land, and is in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester, who are also lords of the manor and chief owners of the soil. The church is an ancient edifice, dedicated to Saint Andrew, in the Norman style, consisting of nave, chancel, and tower with three bells.

Goldie Rev. George, M.A., curate in charge, The Rectory

Trades and Professions

Barton Charles, farmer, Lower farm

Barton John, farmer, Upper farm

Baylis Joseph, parish clerk

Simpkins Henry, blacksmith

Wilson Cornelius, farmer, Pindrup farm

Letter box cleared at 2.50 p.m. on week-days, and 11.30 a.m. on Sundays. Northleach is the post town and nearest money order office.

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

Coln Rogers Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Coln Rogers is a parish and village, 7 miles north-east from Cirencester railway station, and 3 ½ south-west from Northleach, in Bradbury Hundred, Northleach Union and electoral division, Bristol archdeaconry, and Gloucester and Bristol bishopric. It is situated on the river Coln. The church of St. Andrew is an old stone building, in the Norman and later styles, the inside of which has been lately restored; it has a nave, chancel, and tower at west end, with 3 bells. The living is a rectory, worth £248 yearly, with residence and 40 acres of glebe land, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester; the Rev. Henry B. Forster, M.A., is the incumbent. There is a day school for poor children, endowed with £4 17s. 6d. yearly. The population, in 1851, was 156, and the acreage is 1,508a. 1r. 8p; rateable value, £1,332. The soil is loamy; the subsoil is freestone. The Dean and Chapter of Gloucester are lords of the manor, and the Dean and Chapter, with their lessees, are chief landowners. Pindrup is a farm.

Forster Rev. Henry Brooks, M.A., [rector]

Barton Charles, farmer
Barton John, farmer
Smith Lawrence, farmer, Pindrup farm

Letters through Northleach, which is also the nearest money order office.

Day School, Mrs. Guest, 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


  • 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: Northleach
  • Poor Law Union: Northleach
  • Hundred: Bradley
  • Province: Canterbury