Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Meysey Hampton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Maisey Hampton, Hampton Maisey

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin: 1570

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Parishes adjacent to Meysey Hampton

  • Barnsley
  • Marston Meysey
  • Down Ampney
  • Quenington
  • Bibury
  • Poulton
  • Fairford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HAMPTON-MAISEY, a parish in Cirencester district, Gloucester; near the boundary with Wilts, 2½ miles W by S of Fairford, and 6½ ESE of Cirencester r. station. It has a post office under Cricklade. Acres, 1,920. Real property, £1,596. Pop., 352. Houses, 80. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to John Mott, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £604. Patron, Corpus Christi College, Oxford. The church is ancient and cruciform, and has a central tower. There are a Baptist chapel, a British school, and charities £9.

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

Poll Books

Meysey Hampton Poll Book 1834 – Google Books

Directories

Meysey or Maisey Hampton Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Administration

  • 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: Fairford
  • Poor Law Union: Cirencester
  • Hundred: Crowthorne and Minety
  • Province: Canterbury
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