Farmington, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Farmington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Alternative names: Thormerton

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin: 1613

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FARMINGTON, a parish in Northleach district, Gloucester; near the Fosse way, 1¼ mile NE of Northleach, and 4¼ SW by S of Bourton-on-the-Water r. station. Post town, Northleach, under Cheltenham. Acres, 2,470. Real property, £2,341. Pop., 284. Houses, 59. The property is all in one estate. Farmington Lodge is the seat of H. E. Waller, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £121. Patron, H. E. Waller, Esq. The church is partly Norman, partly early English, and partly of later dates; consists of nave, chancel, aisle, and porch, with a tower; and is good.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Farmington, ½ mile N. Northleach. P. 359

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

FARMINGTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Northleach, hundred of Bradley, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 2 miles (E. N. E.) from Northleach ; containing 359 inhabitants. This parish, which was formerly part of Northleach, and was separated from it before the year 1290, is bounded on the north by the old Fosseway. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £16. 5. 5.; net income, £121 ; patron, H. E. Waller, Esq. A school is supported chiefly by subscription.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.


Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Hooper William, Farmington, Gloucestershire, farmer, Feb. 12, 1833.

Parish Records

People from Farmington, Gloucestershire have been found in the following records.

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