Wyck Rissington, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Wyck Rissington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Wyck Risington, Wick Rissington, Rissington Wyck

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1739
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Wyck Rissington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer 1870

RISSINGTON-WICK, a parish, with a village, in Stow-on-the-Wold district, Gloucester; adjacent to the Bourton railway and to the Fosse way, 1¾ mile ENE of Bourton-on-the-Water r. station. Post-town, Stow-on-the-Wold, under Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Acres, 1,140. Real property, £2,128. Pop., 206. Houses, 44. The manor, with Wick-Hill House, belongs to Van Notten Pole, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £210. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is Norman and early English, and was enlarged about 1833. There are a parochial school, and charities £7.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Marriages at Wyck Risington 1605-1838

Marriages at Wyck Rissington 1605-1838 – UK Genealogy Archives


Wyck Risington Marriages 1813 to 1838

Wyck Risington Marriages 1775 to 1812

Wyck Risington Marriages 1755 to 1774


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Stow on the Wold
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre 1836 – Gloucester, Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Stow
  • Poor Law Union: Stow on the Wold
  • Hundred: Slaughter
  • Province: Canterbury