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Salperton, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Salperton, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, among the Cotswolds, 1 mile N of Notgrove station on the G.W.R., and 5 miles NNW of Northleach. Post town, Andoversford (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1401; population, 131. Salperton Park is an extensive estate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £60. The church is a small edifice, partly Norman, and was restored in 1886.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishSalperton All Saints 
Poor Law unionNorthleach 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1617, but the earlier portion is imperfect.

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


Church of England

All Saints (parish church)

The church of All Saints is a small building of stone, chiefly in the Perpendicular style, with some Norman portions, consisting of chancel, nave, north porch and an embattled western tower, with pinnacles, containing a clock and 3 bells: the chancel arch and windows are Norman: the church was restored in 1885-6, at a cost of £900, and has sittings for 100 persons.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Salperton from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Salperton 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 districtGL54
Post TownCheltenham