Ampney St Peter Gloucestershire Family History Guide

The church at Ampney St Peter, Gloucestershire
The church at Ampney St Peter, Gloucestershire, England by Oosoom. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Ampney St Peter is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Easington or Eastington

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin: 1599

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Ampney St Peter

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

AMPNEY-ST. PETER, or Easington, a parish in Cirencester district, Gloucester; contiguous to Ampney St. Mary, 4½ miles E of Cirencester r. station. Post town, Cirencester. Acres, 533. Real property, £1,291. Pop., 188. Houses, 49. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £60. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is good.

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

Amphney (St. Peter), or Eastington 2½ miles E. Cirencester. P. 196

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1840

Ampney (St. Peter), or Easington, a parish in the same union and hundred as Ampney St. Mary, situated to the south of Ampney St. Mary. Living, a perpetual curacy, formerly in the archd. of Gloucester, now in that of Bristol, and in the dio. of Gloucester und Bristol; rated at £4 3s. 4d., in the parliamentary returns at £25; endowed with £1,600 royal bounty; gross income £60. There is a small daily school here. Pop., in 1801, 162; in 1831, 180 Houses 43. Acres 860. A. P. £948. Poor rates, in 1837, £60.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1840.

Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Ampney, St. Peter, co. Gloucester.

P.T. Cirencester (89) 4½ m. S b E. Pop. 177.

A parish in the hundred of Crowthorne and Minety; living, a perpetual curacy in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester; certified value 4l. 3s. 4d.; ann. val. P. R. 25l.; patron, the Bishop of Gloucester.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. I; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Poll Books

Ampney St Peter Poll Book 1834 – Google Books

Directories

Ampney Saint Peter, Easington or Eastington Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876

Ampney St. Peter Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

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