Wapley with Codrington, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Wapley with Codrington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Wapley-cum-Codrington

Other places in the parish include: Codrington.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1662

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Parishes adjacent to Wapley with Codrington

  • Westerleigh
  • Dyrham
  • Tormarton
  • Yate
  • Dodington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WAPLEY-CUM-CODRINGTON, a parish in Chipping-Sodbury district, Gloucester; 2 miles SE of Yate r. station. Post town, Chipping-Sodbury. Acres, 2,448. Real property, £4,757. Pop., 358. Houses, 73. The manor belongs to W. Codrington, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £400. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Bristol. The church was restored in 1862.

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

Wapley with Codrington, 1½ mile S. Chipping-Sodbury. P. 366

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

Codrington Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Codrington See Wapley. 2½ miles Chipping-Sodbury.

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

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Chipping Sodbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 – Gloucester, Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Hawkesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Chipping Sodbury
  • Hundred: Grumbald’s Ash
  • Province: Canterbury
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