Chalford is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created in 1842 from chapelry in Bisley Ancient Parish.
Parish registers begin: 1841
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Independent/Congregational, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists.
Parishes adjacent to Chalford
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CHALFORD, a chapelry in Bisley parish, Gloucester; on the Stroudwater canal and the Cheltenham and Western Union railway, adjacent to Brimscomb r. station, and 3½ miles ESE of Stroud. It has a post office under Stroud. It was constituted in 1842. Pop., 2,008. Houses, 509. Much of the surface is a picturesque reach of valley, called Chalford Bottom; and many of the inhabitants are employed in various manufactures. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £150. Patron, the Archdeacon of Gloucester. The church was built in 1724. There are chapels for Independents, Baptists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists, and two public schools.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Stroud
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
- Rural Deanery: Stonehouse
- Poor Law Union: Stroud
- Hundred: Bisley
- Province: Canterbury