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Torleton or Tarleton, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Torleton or Tarleton, a hamlet in Coates and Rodmarton parishes, Gloucestershire, 5 miles W by S of Cirencester. The chapel was restored in 1875 after a long period of disuse.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.


Church of England

Tarlton Chapel

Tarlton chapel is a small and plain but ancient building of stone, consisting of chancel and nave; it was long disused, but was restored in 1875 at the sole cost of the late Miss Gordon. of Kemble, Wilts; the chancel arch, of Norman date, is enriched with zigzag mouldings: there are 100 sittings.


Wesleyan Chapel

The Wesleyan chapel, erected about 1827, and rebuilt in 1884, has 150 sittings.

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.