Coberley, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Coberley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Cubberley

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1539

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Parishes adjacent to Coberley

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Cubberly, or Coberley, a parish in the hund. of Rapsgate, union of Cheltenham, county ot Gloucester; 4½ miles south-south-east of Cheltenham. Living, a rectory in the archd. of Gloucester, and dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £10; gross income £326. Patron, in 1835, H. Elwes, Esq. There is a Baptist church here, formed in 1827. Acres 3,800. Houses 34. A.P. £3,536. Pop., in 1801, 161; in 1831, 181. Poor rates, in 1838. £124

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Cubberley, 8m. N.E. Stroud. P. 231

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

Poll Books

Cubberley Poll Book 1834 – Google Books


Cubberley or Coberley Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Cheltenham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 – Gloucester, Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Stonehouse
  • Poor Law Union: Cheltenham
  • Hundred: Rapsgate
  • Province: Canterbury

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