Coates Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Coates is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Other places included in the parish: Tarlton

Parish church: St. Matthew

Parish registers begin: 1566

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Coates

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COATES, a parish in Cirencester district, Gloucester; on the Thames and Severn canal, and on the Great Western Union railway, 2 miles NNW of Tetbury Road r. station, and 3½ W by S of Cirencester. Post town, Cirencester. Acres, 2,330. Real property, £2,777. Pop., 417. Houses, 79. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £369. Patron, W. T. Dewe, Esq. The church is ancient; and consists of nave, chancel, and aisle, with a small tower.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Coates, 2½ m. W. Cirencester. P. 373.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Coates, co. Gloucester.

P. T. Cirencester (89) 4 m. W. Pop. 309.

A parish in the hundred of Crowthorne and Minety; living, a rectory in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester; valued in K. B. 9l. 6s. 8d.; church ded. to St. Matthew; patron (1829) William Tombs, Esq.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. I; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Poll Books

Coates Poll Book 1834 – Google Books


Coates Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876


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