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.

Parish Records

Birth Marriage and Death Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

England Marriages, 1538–1973 

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977


Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Grave Indexes

BillionGraves Index

Find A Grave Index

Migration and Naturalisation Records

Migration Records at FamilySearch

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Census Records

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales National Register, 1939

Probate and Court Records

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

Military Records

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners’ Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

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