Gloucester Journal Monday 11 October 1802
The inclosure of the old Chedworth open fields
was not welcomed by all:

Whereas intimation has been given, of an intended application to Parliament for leave to bring in a Bill, to inclose the Common and Waste Lands, Woods and Downs within the parish of Chedworth in the County of Gloucester. Notice is hereby given, that we whose Names are hereto annexed are determined to oppose such Inclosure, as inimical to our interests in the said Commonable Lands. Dated this 25th day of September 1802.

John Morris
William Midwinter
John Dickinson
Thomas Robins
Robert Robbins
Thomas Bayley
Charles Ballinger
Thomas Courte
John Townsend
William Wilson
William Massey
Margaret Wilson
Caleb Smith
Richard Green
John Trotman
William Shereborne
Simon Wilson
R. Smith (mark)
Joseph Sly
John Peachey
William Scriven
J. Smith (mark)
Nathaniel Glover
Charles Lane
William Robbins
inclosure act, 1801.
An act for dividing, allotting, and inclosing the commons and waste grounds in the parishes.
Extracted by M. Tovey from microfilm at Gloucester Library 21.8.1998

Note by M. Tovey
For a pre-enclosure map of Chedworth see The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester Volume VII page 164. One of the original enclosure maps can be viewed at the Gloucester Record Office.