Preston (nr. Cirencester), Gloucestershire Family History Guide
Preston (near Cirencester) is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.
Parish registers begin: 1677
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist
Parishes adjacent to Preston
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
PRESTON, a parish in Cirencester district, Gloucester; on the river Churn, 1½ mile SE of Cirencester r. station. Post-town, Cirencester. Acres, 2,190. Real property, £3,262. Pop., 217. Houses, 46. The manor belongs to the representatives of the late Lady Carteret. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £350. Patron, Miss Master. The church is Norman, and has a low tower.
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
Preston, 1½ mile S.E. Cirencester. P. 220
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850
Preston A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833
Preston, co. Gloucester.
P. T. Cirencester (89) 2 m. ESE. Pop. 160.
A parish in the hundred of Crowthorne and Minety; living, a vicarage in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester; valued in K. B. 9l. lOs. 7½d.; church ded. to All Saints; patron (1829) T. Masters, Esq.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. III; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.
Birth Marriage and Death Records
Migration and Naturalisation Records
Probate and Court Records
- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Cirencester
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Pre 1836 – Gloucester, Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol
- Rural Deanery: Cirencester
- Poor Law Union: Cirencester
- Hundred: Crowthorne and Minety
- Province: Canterbury