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Winson is a chapelry of Bibury Ancient Parish in Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Winston

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin: 1577

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Winson

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WINSON, a chapelry in Bibury parish, Gloucester; 6 miles NE of Cirencester r. station. Post town, Fairford, under Swindon. Acres, 1,190. Rated property, £1,454. Pop., 181. Houses, 49. The manor belongs to Sir W. A Musgrave. The living is annexed to Bibury. The church is good; and there is a national school.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Winston, in Bibury, 6 miles N.W. Cirencester. P. 202

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850


Winson Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Northleach
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Bibury
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Fairford
  • Poor Law Union: Northleach
  • Hundred: Bradley
  • Province: Canterbury