Windrush, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Windrush is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1586

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Windrush

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WINDRUSH, a parish, with a village, in Northleach district, Gloucester; 4 miles W by N of Burford r. station. Post town, Burford, under Faringdon. Acres, 1,710. Real property, £2,037; of which £20 are in quarries. Pop., 290. Houses, 65. The manor belongs to Lord Sherborne. There is a Roman camp. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Sherborne. The church is old. Charities £20 and 10 acres for fuel.

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


Windrush Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856


  • 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: Northleach
  • Poor Law Union: Northleach
  • Hundred: Slaughter
  • Province: Canterbury