Yate, Gloucestershire

Yate is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin: 1660

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Parishes adjacent to Yate

  • Wickwar
  • Wapley with Codrington
  • Coalpit Heath
  • Westerleigh
  • Rangeworthy
  • Chipping Sodbury
  • Iron Acton
  • Old Sodbury
  • Dodington
  • Horton
  • Hillesley

Historical Descriptions

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

YATE (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Chipping-Sodbury, Upper division of the hundred of Henbury, W. division of the county of Gloucester, 1 mile (W.) from Chipping Sodbury; containing 1057 inhabitants. The parish comprises 4042 acres, of which 656 are common or waste, an act for inclosing which was passed in 1842 : the substratum abounds in coal, of which there are some mines in operation. The village has been made a polling-place for the W. division of the county. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £30. 18. 11½., and in the gift of W. S. Goodenough, Esq. : the tithes have been commuted for £685, and the glebe comprises 154 acres.

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.


Yate Bennetts Business Directory 1899


  • 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: Henbury
  • Province: Canterbury