Bourton on the Water

Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire Family History

Bourton on the Water is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire. Clapton and Lower Slaughter are chapelries of Bourton on the Water.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1654

Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist and Roman Catholic.

Parishes adjacent to Bourton on the Water

  • Wyck Rissington
  • Clapton
  • Little Rissington
  • Lower Slaughter
  • Cold Aston
  • Farmington
  • Great Rissington

Historical Descriptions


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Stow on the Wold
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 - Gloucester
  • Rural Deanery: Stow
  • Poor Law Union: Stow on the Wold
  • Hundred: Slaughter
  • Province: Canterbury