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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Salperton All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Northleach|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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.
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Salperton (All Saints))
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:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:
- Gloucester Citizen
- Gloucester Journal
- Gloucestershire Chronicle
- Gloucestershire Echo
- Cheltenham Chronicle
- Cheltenham Looker-On
The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.