Slad is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created in 1844 from Painswick Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1834
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1570

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Sheepscombe
  • Rodborough
  • Standish
  • Pitchcombe
  • Bisley
  • Stroud
  • Whiteshill
  • Painswick

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SLAD, a chapelry, with a village, in Painswick parish, Gloucester; 2½ miles NE of Stroud r. station. It was constituted in 1844; and its Post town is Stroud. Pop., 874. Houses, 184. Lypiat Park is a chief residence. There is a cloth factory. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £135. Patron, the Vicar of Painswick. The church is modern.

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


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: Bisley
Province: Canterbury

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