Bagendon, Gloucestershire Family History

Bagendon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Badgington, Baddington, Badington

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1630

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Bagendon

  • Baunton
  • Daglingworth
  • North Cerney
  • Stratton
  • Duntisbourne Rouse
  • Duntisbourne Abbots

Historical Descriptions

Bagendon Gloucestershire Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Badgington, or Bagendon, a parish in Cirencester district, Gloucester; on the river Churn and near Ermine-street, 4 miles N by W of Cirencester r. station. Post-town, North Cerney under Cirencester. Acres, 1,106. Real property, £1,604. Pop., 175. Houses, 40. The property is divided among a few. Remains exist of two entrenchments, which are supposed to have been thrown up in 556, on occasion of a battle between the Britons and the West Saxons. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £191. Patron, Jesus’ College, Oxford. The church is good.

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

Bagendon The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Baddington, or Badgendon, a parish in the hund. of Crowthorne and Minety, union of Cirencester, county of Gloucester; 3½ miles north-west from Cirencester. Living, a discharged rectory, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the archd. of Bristol and dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £8 14s. 4½d.; gross income £215; and in the patronage of Jesus’ college, Oxford. In some fields in this parish are the remains of two intrenchments, which are supposed to have been thrown up in 556, when a battle was fought here between the Britons and Cedric king of the West Saxons. Pop., in 1801, 133; in 1831, 167. Houses 36. Acres 990. A. P. £1,291. Poor rates, in 1837, £97.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Badington, 3m. N. Cirencester. P. 172

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

Poll Books

Badgington Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


Bagendon Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863
Bagendon or Badgington Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


  • 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