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Hillesley

Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Hillesley, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Hillesley area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Hillesley which are provided by:

Gazetteers

  • "HILLESLEY, a tything in the parish of Hawkesbury, upper division of the hundred of Grumbalds Ash, county Gloucester, 5 miles N. of Chipping Sodbury."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

  • "Ecclesiastical parish formed from Hawkesbury, 1851."
    (Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)

You can see the administrative areas in which Hillesley has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST748894 (Lat/Lon: 51.602823, -2.365275), Hillesley which are provided by: