Baunton Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Baunton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St Mary Magdalene

Parish registers begin: 1625

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Baunton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BAUNTON, a parish in Cirencester district, Gloucester; on the Churn river and the Fosse way, 2 miles N of Cirencester r. station. Post Town, Cirencester. Acres, 1,340. Real property, £1,596. Pop., 122. Houses, 29. The property is all in one estate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and bristol. Value, £67. Patron, Miss Masters. The church is very good.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Baunton, a parish in the hund. of Crowthorne, and Minety, union of Cirencester, county of Gloucester; 2 miles north of Cirencester, near the Roman foss-way, which passes the eastern border of the parish. Living, a curacy not in charge, in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, valued at £15; gross income £67. Patroness, in 1835, Miss Masters. There are a daily and a Sunday school here. Pop., in 1801, 108; in 1831, 144. Houses 30. Acres 1,310. A. P. £1,251. Poor rates, in 1837, £82.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Poll Books

Baunton Poll Book 1834 – Google Books


Baunton Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876

Baunton Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

Baunton Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


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