- Christchurch is an "ecclesiastical parish formed from extra-parochial area of the Forest of Dean, 1844."
Coleford was a "chapelry of Newland until 1872, united with Staunton since 1922."
(Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)
- "In County and Diocese of Glos. A small portion [of Coleford] was previously within Herefordshire, near Welsh Bicknor"
(Ref: The Parish Registers of Herefordshire, J Harnden, 1987, ISBN 0 9512347 0 6).
You can see the administrative areas in which Coleford has been placed at times in the past.
Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
Ask for a calculation of the distance from Coleford to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO570100 (Lat/Lon: 51.786953, -2.624821), Coleford which are provided by: