Tagged: Cirencester

Cirencester Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Cirencester is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Gloucestershire. Other places in the parish include: Barton, Chesterton, Wiggold, Spirringate, and Oakley. Parish church: Parish registers begin: 1560 Nonconformists include: Baptist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Presbyterian, Primitive Methodist, Society of Friends/Quaker, Unitarian, and Wesleyan Methodist. Parishes adjacent...

Cirencester Universal British Directory 1791

Is a large populous market and borough-town, situate near the borders of Wiltshire.  At this place three of the ancient military roads of the Romans met, i.e. the Foss-way, the Irmin-street, and the Icknild-street.  The chief trade of the town is woolstapling, and the manufacture of heavy edge-tools, which are generally much esteemed.  From the...