Hillesley and Tresham

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Hillesley and Tresham is a civil parish in the Stroud District of Gloucestershire, England. It had a population of 591 according to the 2001 census, decreasing to 391 at the 2011 census.[1] The parish contains the villages of Hillesley and Tresham. The Lyvett (Levett) family, an Anglo-Norman family prominent in Sussex, were lords of the manor of Hillesley in 12th and 13th centuries.[2] The family also held Boxwell, Chipping Sodbury and other places in Gloucestershire.[3]

The parish was formed in 1991 from part of the Hawkesbury parish in the Northavon district of Avon, which was transferred to Stroud District in Gloucestershire at the time.[4]


Coordinates: 51°36′45″N 2°19′10″W / 51.61250°N 2.31944°W / 51.61250; -2.31944