Baunton, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

St Mary Magdalene parish church, Baunton, Gloucestershire
St Mary Magdalene parish church, Baunton, Gloucestershire, seen from the south in snow. The copyright on this image is owned by Peter Moran and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

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

  • Cirencester
  • Preston
  • Ampney Crucis
  • North Cerney
  • Stratton
  • Bagendon

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