Cold Salperton, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Cold Salperton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Salperton was an Ancient Parish until 1935 when it was succeeded by Cold Salperton Ecclesiastical Parish

Alternative names: Salperton

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin: 1629

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Salperton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SALPERTON, a parish in Northleach district, Gloucester; among the Cotswolds, 4 miles NNW of Northleach, and 5¾ W by S of Bourton-on-the Water r. station. Post-town, Andoversford, under Cheltenham. Acres, 1,210. Real property, £1,472. Pop., 189. Houses, 42. The manor, with S. Park, belongs to T. B. Browne, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £107. Patron, T. B. Browne, Esq. The church is early Norman. There is a national school.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Salperton (All Saints). A parish, in the union of Northleach, hundred of Bradley, E division of the county of Gloucester, 5 miles (NW by N) from Northleach; containing 206 inhabitants. The parish comprises nearly 1400 acres, of which the surface is undulated, and the soil generally stony, and of little depth; it is situated a little to the north of the road from Northleach to Cheltenham, and to the south of that from Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire to the same town. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of John Browne, Esq., with a net income of £95: the tithes were commuted for land in 1780.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Poll Books

Salperton Poll Book 1834 – Google Books


Salperton Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876

Salperton Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

Salperton Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


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