Driffield Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Driffield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1561

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Driffield

  • Ampney St Peter
  • Ampney Crucis
  • South Cerney
  • Latton
  • Harnhill

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DRIFFIELD, a parish in Cirencester district, Gloucester; adjacent to the Thames and Severn canal, 3½ miles SE by E of Cirencester r. station. Post town, Cirencester. Acres, 1,310. Real property, £1,661. Pop., 132. Houses, 34. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £270. Patron, the Rev. R. M. Ashe. The church is good; and a school has £12 from endowment.

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

Driffield, 2 miles S.E. Cirencester. P. 148

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

Poll Books

Driffield Poll Book 1834 – Google Books


Driffield Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876


  • 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