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Up Hatherley

Archives and Libraries

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


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Up Hatherley 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

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  • "UP HATHERLEY, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Dudstone, county Gloucester, 3½ miles S.W. of Cheltenham. It adjoins the parish of Hatherley-Down. There is no village, the parish consisting of two farms. The living is united to that of Shurdington. The church was demolished nearly three centuries ago, and the N. aisle of Shurdington church is used by the parishioners. [Recorded as HATHERLEY-UP in Gazetteer -RL 2003]"
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

  • "Ecclesiastical parish formed from Shurdington, 1887."
    (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 Up Hatherley has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO910200 (Lat/Lon: 51.878450, -2.132165), Up Hatherley which are provided by: