Meysey Hampton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.
Alternative names: Maisey Hampton
Parish church: St. Mary
Parish registers begin: 1570
Nonconformists include: Baptist
Meysey (or Maisey) Hampton, a township, parish and village, 6 1⁄2 miles from Cirencester railway station, and 4 from Cricklade, on the old London and Bath road; in the petty sessional district of Fairford, bishopric of Gloucester and Bristol, and Hundred of Brightwells Barrow, Cirencester Union. The church of St. Mary is an ancient edifice, with a tower, transepts, chancel, and 5 bells. The living is a rectory, worth £600 per annum, in the gift of Corpus Christi College, Oxford; the Rev. John Wilson, B.D., is the incumbent. Here is a chapel for Baptists, with a Church and British schools. Population, 376; area of acres, 1,999; glebe, 340a. 3r. 4p. Charities, £9 per annum. John Mote, Esq., is lord of the manor.
Hartwell is a farm.
Wilson Rev. John, B.D. (Rector), Rectory
Betterton Edw. & Charles, blacksmiths
Blandford Thomas, grocer & draper
Booker Edward Fletcher, maltster & farmer (Thomas Hart, manager)
Hart Henry, butcher
Hart Thomas, farmer
Hayward William, shopkeeper
Hewer John, farmer
Hobbs Charles, farmer
Hughes James, farmer
Lane Henry, farmer
Miller William, carpenter & joiner
Mills Henry, boot & shoemaker
Packer John Innell, ‘Lamb & flag’
Price John, stone mason
Salmon Daniel, carpenter & wheelwright
Stephens Edmd. Farmer, Hartwell farm
Stephens William, farmer
Tovey William, farmer
Trinder John, ‘Masons’ Arms,’ & cattle dealer
Trotman Avery, farmer
Trueman Dutton, stonemason
POST OFFICE. – Thomas Blandford, postmaster. Letters arrive at 9 a.m.; dispatched at 5 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Fairford.
Carrier – Robert Thomas, to Cirencester, on Monday & Friday.
Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire with Bath and Bristol. Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., 19, 20 & 21, Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1856.