Place:Elberton, Gloucestershire, England

Alt namesElbertonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 112
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates51.6°N 2.567°W
Located inGloucestershire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inAvon, England     (1974 - 1996)
Gloucestershire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoBerkeley Hundred, Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was located
Aust, Gloucestershire, Englandcivil parish in which it has been located since 1935
South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire, Englandunitary authority in which it has been located since 1996
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source: Family History Library Catalog
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Elberton is a village located since 1996 in South Gloucestershire within the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire, England. It is just beyond Alveston and Olveston and is on a B-road that leads towards the Severn Bridge. It is mostly a farming community with a small church, St John's.

From 1866 until 1935 Elberton was a separate civil parish, but in that year its status was abolished and it became a village in the civil parish of Aust.

Elberton was the birthplace of the Quaker anti-slavery campaigner Joseph Sturge.

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