Hillesley, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Hillesley is a chapelry of Hawkesbury Ancient Parish in Gloucestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Kilcott.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1851

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Parishes adjacent to Hillesley

  • Ozleworth
  • Wickwar
  • Kingswood
  • Wotton under Edge
  • Didmarton with Oldbury on the Hill
  • Alderley
  • Yate
  • Horton
  • Boxwell with Leighterton
  • Hawkesbury

Historical Descriptions

Hillesley

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Hildesley, a tything in Hawkesbury parish, county of Gloucester; 3 miles east-north-east of Wickwar. Pop., in 1811, 424; in 1831, 630. Houses 125. Other returns with the parish.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851

Kilcott

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Killcot, in Newent parish. P. 296

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: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Hawkesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Chipping Sodbury
  • Hundred: Grumbald’s Ash
  • Province: Canterbury
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