Eyford, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Eyford is an extra-parochial place.

Alternative names: Eyeford

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Eyford

  • Lower Swell
  • Temple Guiting
  • Naunton
  • Upper Slaughter
  • Cold Aston

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Eyford, a parish in the Stow-on-the-Wold district, Gloucester; near Bourton-on-the-Water railway, 2 ½ miles W by S of Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire. Post-town, Stow-on-the-Wold, under Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Acres, 1,380. Real property, £1,341. Pop., 44. Houses, 9. Eyford Hall is the seat of the Dolphins. There is no church. Milton is said to have written part of Paradise Lost in Eyford.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Eyford, a parish in the upper division of the hund. of Slaughter, union of Stow-on-the-Wold, county of Gloucester; 2½ miles west by south of Stow-on-the- Wold. It is said that Milton wrote part of ‘Paradise Lost’ here. Acres 1,380. Houses 13. A. P. £1,199. Pop., in 1801, 57; in 1831, 55. Poor rates, in 1838, £60.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Directories

Eyeford or Eyford Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Parish Registers

Marriages

Upper Slaughter with Eyford Marriages 1825 to 1837

Upper Slaughter with Eyford Marriages 1813 to 1824

Upper Slaughter with Eyford Marriages 1795 to 1812

Upper Slaughter with Eyford Marriages 1755 to 1794

Upper Slaughter with Eyford Marriages 1682 to 1755

Upper Slaughter with Eyford Marriages 1600 to 1681

Upper Slaughter with Eyford Marriages 1538 to 1599

Administration

  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Stow on the Wold
  • Probate Court: Search surrounding parishes
  • Diocese: Not Applicable
  • Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
  • Poor Law Union: Stow on the Wold
  • Hundred: Slaughter
  • Province: Canterbury
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