Upleadon, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

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

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Upleadon

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

Historical Descriptions

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