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Ashley - OPC Vacancy

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Ashley Village Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Cherington (GLS) - Crudwell - Long Newnton - Rodmarton (GLS) - Tetbury (GLS)



GenUKI - For information relating to Ashley
University of Leicester - Website for historical Wiltshire directories


The Parish Church of St. James

The church of St. James is of very old structure and has 2 Norman arches, an ancient circular font and a monument to Ferdinando Gorges who died in 1647.

St. James Church Gallery             Church Interior

Interesting Notes from the Registers

Parish Register Transcripts







Please note that these transcripts may consist of gaps

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1664-1991
Marriages 1658-1836
Burials 1678-1991
The registers are available on microfiche only.  The original registers are held by the Gloucester Record Office

Records available from Other Sources


Parish History

Ashley transferred to Gloucestershire jurisdiction from Wiltshire in 1930.  

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1937 Tetbury Registration District
April 1937 - Present Cirencester Registration District


Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873


Ordnance Surveyor's Drawings 1816


Crime and Legal Matters

Crime Reports 1800-1849



Post Office 1855           Kellys 1867           Post Office 1875            Kellys 1907           Kellys 1915           Taylors 1941



Emigration and Migration


Employment and Business

Game Licenses 1846


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Associations, Clubs, Organisations and Societies

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1827-1871     

Census Returns Transcripts

1841         1851         1861         1871          1881          1891 

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772           Poll Book 1818           Voters List 1832           Voters Lists Revisions 1843      


Rev. Sidney Hinkes 2006


Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse



Probate Index 1561-1878


War, Conflict and Military Matters

Why the Poppy



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