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Help and advice for Amberley

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Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Amberley, 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 Amberley area or see them printed on a map.

Description and Travel

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  • "AMBERLEY, a hamlet in the parish of Minchinhampton, in the hundred of Longtree, in the county of Gloucester, not far from Minchinhampton. It comprises the hamlets of Littleworth, Theescombe, and St. Cloe, which were granted to the parish in the reign of Henry VIII. The living is a rectory consolidated with Minchinhampton. An object of great interest in this hamlet, is the great dyke called Woeful Dane Bottom. It is 8 feet in height, and extends in length 3 miles."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Historical Geography

  • "Ecclesiastical parish formed 1840 from Minchinhampton, Nailsworth and Rodborough."
    (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 Amberley has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.