Frampton Cotterell, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Frampton Cotterell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Wick Wick.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1561

Nonconformists include: Independent Methodist, Independent/Congregational, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Frampton Cotterell

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Frampton-Cotterell, a village and a parish in Chipping-Sodbury district, Gloucester. The village stands on the river Frome, 2 ½ miles WSW of Yate r. station, and 4 W by S of Chipping-Sodbury; and has a post-office order Bristol. The parish includes the tything of wick-wick. Acres, 2,120. Real property, £6,167; of which 51 are in quarries. Pop., 1,931. Houses, 418. The property is much subdivided. Hat-making and other manufactures are carried on. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £520. Paton, the Rev. W. C. Fox. The church was rebuilt in 1859, at a cost of £4,931; is in the late perpendicular and debased styles; and consists of nave, chancel, and S aisle, with tower and vestry. A portion of the parish, with a pop. of 920, is in the chapelry of coalpit-heath There are three dissenting chapels, two public schools, and a private lunatic asylum.

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


Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Hill Moses Smallcombe, Frampton, Cotterell, Gloucestershire, brewer, Nov. 20, 1829.

The London Gazette

Debtors Prison

The people listed below were sent to the debtors prison.

Thomas Hathway late of Frampton Cotterell Gloucestershire Saddler and Harness Maker In the Gaol of Gloucester - Saturday the 29th day of March 1851 - The London Gazette 

Discharge of Prisoners

The people listed below were discharged as a prisoners in the debtors prison.

Thomas Hathway sued as Thomas Hathaway formerly of Westerleigh Gloucestershire Saddler and Harnessmaker and late of Frampton Cotterell Gloucestershire Saddler and Harnessmaker - 1 May 1851 - The London Gazette


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Chipping Sodbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 - Gloucester, Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Hawkesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Chipping Sodbury
  • Hundred: Langley and Swinehead
  • Province: Canterbury