Photo of St Mary the Virgin parish church, Ayston, Rutland, seen from the southwest by Kate Jewell, some rights reserved.

Ayston Rutland Family History & Genealogy

Ayston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Rutland.

Parish church: St Mary the Virgin

Parish registers begin: 1656

Parishes adjacent to Ayston

  • Bisbrooke
  • Wardley
  • Uppingham
  • Preston
  • Ridlington
  • Beaumont Chase

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Ayston, a parish in Uppingham district, Rutland: 1 mile NNW of Uppingham, and 3 miles SSW of Manton r. station. Post Town, Uppingham. Acres, 897. Real property, £1,745. Pop., 97. Houses, 21. Ayston House is the seat of G. Fludyer, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £183. Patron, G. Fludyer, Esq. The church is good.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


  • County: Rutland
  • Civil Registration District: Uppingham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Rutland
  • Poor Law Union: Uppingham
  • Hundred: Martinsley
  • Province: Canterbury