Ampney Saint Peter, Easington or Eastington Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876

Ampney Saint Peter, Easington (or Eastington) is a parish in Cirencester union, containing by the census of 1861, 188, and in 1871, 185 inhabitants, and 540 acres; in the deanery of Cirencester, archdeaconry of Bristol, diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, hundred of Crowthorne and Minety. East Gloucestershire; 3 ½ miles east from Cirencester and 5 west from Fairford. The living is a vicarage, valued at £60 per annum, in the incumbency of the Rev. Edward Andrew Daubeny, M.A. The church is a small edifice, dedicated to St. Peter, consisting of nave, chancel, and a low tower with two bells. Mr. Stevens is the chief landowner. The rateable value of this parish is £1058.

Trades and Professions

Barnfield Philip, beer retailer

Bee Mrs. Elizabeth, “Red Lion”

Day Charles, beer retailer

Newman Mrs. John, farmer

Ricketts Thomas, pig dealer

Smith Daniel, farmer

Spencer John, farmer

Spencer Samuel, carpenter

Stevens Charles Thomas, farmer

Stratford Richard, parish clerk

Taylor Edwin, baker and shopkeeper

Cirencester is the post town and nearest money order office

Source: Morris & Co.’s commercial Directory & Gazetteer of Gloucestershire with Bristol and Monmouth. Second Edition. Hounds Gate, Nottingham. 1876.

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