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Tresham, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Tresham, a chapelry in Hawkesbury parish, Gloucestershire, 6 miles E by N of Charfield station on the M. R. The living is a chapelry annexed to the vicarage of Hawkesbury. The church was rebuilt in 1855, and renovated in 1894.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyGloucestershire 
Civil parishHawkesbury 
Poor Law unionChipping-Sodbury 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The church records are contained within the register for Hawkesbury, which dates from the year 1603

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


Church of England

Tresham Chapel

The chapel of ease to Hawkesbury, at Tresham, rebuilt and consecrated in May, 1855, is a small edifice of stone in the Norman style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a western turret containing one bell: a reredos was erected in 1908, and the chapel is seated with open benches affording 50 sittings: in the churchyard stand the base and shaft of an ancient cross.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Tresham from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Tresham are available from a number of sites:

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.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtGL12