St Mary Magdalene parish church, Baunton, Gloucestershire, seen from the south in snow. The copyright on this image is owned by Peter Moran and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Baunton, Gloucestershire Family History

Baunton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St Mary Magdalene

Parish registers begin: 1625

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Baunton

  • Cirencester
  • Preston
  • Ampney Crucis
  • North Cerney
  • Stratton
  • Bagendon

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Baunton, a parish in the hund. of Crowthorne, and Minety, union of Cirencester, county of Gloucester; 2 miles north of Cirencester, near the Roman foss-way, which passes the eastern border of the parish. Living, a curacy not in charge, in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, valued at £15; gross income £67. Patroness, in 1835, Miss Masters. There are a daily and a Sunday school here. Pop., in 1801, 108; in 1831, 144. Houses 30. Acres 1,310. A. P. £1,251. Poor rates, in 1837, £82.

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

Poll Books

Baunton Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


Baunton Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876
Baunton Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863
Baunton Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Cirencester
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 - Gloucester
  • Rural Deanery: Cirencester
  • Poor Law Union: Cirencester
  • Hundred: Crowthorne and Minety
  • Province: Canterbury