Preston (nr. Cirencester)

Preston (nr. Cirencester), Gloucestershire Family History

Preston (near Cirencester) is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1677

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Preston

  • Baunton
  • Cirencester
  • Ampney Crucis
  • Siddington
  • South Cerney
  • Harnhill

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Preston, 1½ mile S.E. Cirencester. P. 220

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

Preston A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Preston, co. Gloucester.

P. T. Cirencester (89) 2 m. ESE. Pop. 160.

A parish in the hundred of Crowthorne and Minety; living, a vicarage in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester; valued in K. B. 9l. lOs. 7½d.; church ded. to All Saints; patron (1829) T. Masters, Esq.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. III; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Poll Books

Preston nr. Cirencester Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


  • 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