Little Barrington

Little Barrington, Gloucestershire Family History

Little Barrington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church: St. Bartholomew

Parish registers begin: 1632

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Little Barrington

  • Aldsworth
  • Great Barrington
  • Eastleach Turville
  • Windrush
  • Taynton
  • Burford
  • Westwell

Historical Descriptions

The British Gazetteer 1852

Barrington (Little), Gloucester, a parish in the lower division of the hund. of Slaughter: 88 miles from London, 3 from Burford. By rail, as above, 115 miles. There are some small bequests to the poor, and for repairing the church. The living, a dischd. vicarage in the archd. of Gloucester, and diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, is valued at £4. 19s. 3d.: pres. net income, £100: patron, the Lord Chancellor: pres. incumbent, Richard Hodges, 1841: contains 1,179 acres: 34 houses: pop. in 1841, 170: probable pop. in 1849, 156: assd. prop. £1,274: poor rates in 1837, £164.

Source: The British Gazetteer, Political, Commercial, Ecclesiastical, and Historical: Showing the Distances of Each Place from London and Derby–gentlemen’s Seats–populations … &c. Illustrated by a Full Set of County Maps, with All the Railways Accurately Laid Down. Benjamin Clarke 1852; Published (for the proprietors) by H. G. Collins.

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Barrington (Little), a parish in the lower division of the hund. of Slaughter, county of Gloucester; 3 miles north-west of Burford. Living, a discharged vicarage in the archd. of Gloucester and dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; valued at £4 19s. 3d., and in the parliamentary returns at £130; gross income £100; in the patronage of the Crown. Besides an infant school, there are a daily and a Sunday school. There are some small bequests to the poor, and for repairing the church. Pop., in 1801, 140; in 1831, 162. Houses 34. Acres 1,780. A. P. £1,274. Poor rates, in 1837, £127.

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

Directories

Little Barrington Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863
Little Barrington Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Administration

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