Ampney St Peter Gloucestershire Family History Guide

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

  • Ampney Crucis
  • Ampney St Mary
  • Driffield
  • Harnhill
  • Poulton

Historical Descriptions

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


Ampney Saint Peter, Easington or Eastington Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876
Ampney St. Peter Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863


  • 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