Eyford, Gloucestershire Family History

Eyford is an extra-parochial place.

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.


Eyeford or Eyford Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


  • 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