Upleadon, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Upleadon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop's Transcripts: 1585

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Parishes adjacent to Upleadon

  • Rudford
  • Staunton
  • Redmarley D'Abitot
  • Hartpury
  • Newent
  • Pauntley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

UPLEADON, a parish in Newent district, Gloucestershire; 3 miles E by N of Newent, and 7 NW of Gloucester r. station. Post town, Newent, under Gloucester. Acres, 1,207. Real property, £2,584. Pop., 237. Houses, 56. Considerable iron forges were formerly here, and were converted into a flour-mill. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £103. Patron, the Bishop of G. and B. The church has a Norman arch, and was restored in 1853. There is a national school.

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

Upleadon, a parish in the hund. of Botloe, union of Newent, county of Gloucester; 3 miles east by north of Newent, on the river Leadon. Living, a perpetual curacy in the archd. of Hereford and dio. of Gloucester; rated at £14; returned at £82. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester. Award of rent-charge £359 3s. 10d. On the north side of the church is a Norman doorway. Acres 1,220. Houses 44. A. P. £1,571. Pop., in 1801, 160; in 1831, 241. Poor rates, in 1838, £138 8s

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


Upleadon Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Newent
  • Probate Court: Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Hereford, Post-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 - Gloucester, Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Forest
  • Poor Law Union: Newent
  • Hundred: Botloe
  • Province: Canterbury