Colesbourne, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Colesbourne is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Colesborne or Cowlesbourne

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1632

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Parishes adjacent to Colesbourne

  • Withington
  • Rendcombe
  • North Cerney
  • Elkstone
  • Chedworth
  • Coberley

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Coldsborne, 7 m. N.E. Cirencester. P. 256

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

Poll Books

Colesbourne Poll Book 1834 – Google Books


Colesborne or Cowlesbourne Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876


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

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