Little Rissington, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Little Rissington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1543

Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist

Table of Contents

Parishes adjacent to Little Rissington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RISSINGTON (Little), a parish, with a village, in Stow-on-the-Wold district, Gloucester; 2 miles SE of Bourton-on-the-Water r. station. Post-town, Burford, under Faringdon. Acres, 1,300. Real property, £2,244. Pop., 290. Houses, 60. The manor, with a recent Tudor mansion, belongs to J. Bennett, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £430. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is variously Norman, early English, decorated, and perpendicular; and was restored in 1850 and 1865. There is an endowed national school.

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

Parish Records

Birth Marriage and Death Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

England Marriages, 1538–1973 

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

 

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

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Census Records

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales National Register, 1939

Probate and Court Records

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

Military Records

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Marriages

Marriages at Little Rissington 1550-1837

Marriages at Little Rissington 1550-1837 - UK Genealogy Archives

Transcriptions

Little Rissington Marriages 1813 to 1837

Richard Lapper, of Westcote, & Mary Palmer, with consent of parents, 17 Apr. 1813

Wm. Emes, of Hasleton, Glos., & Anne Webb, 18 Sept. 1813

Thomas Smith & Elizabeth Dawcett, 25 Dec. 1813

William Webb, of Wyck Rissington, & Elizabeth Hemming, lic., 8 Jan. 1814

Thomas Baylis & Mary Shepherd, 15 Oct. 1815

Thomas Weblyn & Sarah Greening, 14 Nov. 1815

William Baylis & Elizabeth Hemming, 13 Dec. 1815

George Denley, of Lower Guiting, & Frances Roberts, 23 Mar. 1816

John Webley, commonly called Wiblyn, & Elizabeth Baylis, 11 May 1816

Samuel Perry, of Maugersbury, yeoman, & Mary Truby, 26 May 1817

John Gooding & Rebecka Godwin, 7 Oct. 1818

Dennis Simms & Mary Reynolds, lic., 19 Oct. 1818

Isaac Roberts & Louisa Creper, 22 Nov. 1818

Thomas Roberts & Elizabeth Carter, 22 Nov. 1819

Thomas Hickman, of Stroud, & Ann Spencer, 13 Aug. 1821

Absolom Wiblyn, w., & Elizabeth Peachey, 7 Oct. 1821

John Powers & Sarah Hewer, 12 May 1822

William Veal & Martha Rouse, 14 Feb. 1823

Charles Baylis & Mary Ann Hope, 24 Sept. 1823

George Wiblyn & Susannah Lock, 14 Oct. 1823

Richard Hughes, of Bourton-on-Water, & Sarah Wiblyn, 19 Apr. 1824

Robert Spencer & Charlotte Hope, 31 May 1824

Thomas Gorton, of Lower Swell & Louisa Webb, 4 June 1825

Henry Hope, of Wyck Rissington, & Hannah Webb, 28 Apr. 1825

Thomas Webb, of Wyck Rissington, & Mary Anne Lane, 9 Nov. 1825

Edward Heming & Anne Townsend, 19 Dec. 1825

Thomas Hutchman & Elizabeth Yeatman, 12 Feb. 1827

James Cooper & Mary Heming, 5 May 1827

William King, of Barton-on-the-Heath, Warwick, & Judith Spencer, with consent of mother, her father being dead, 22 Dec. 1827

Edward Thomson, of Fairford, & Hannah Truby, lic., 4 Mar. 1828

Charles Cummings & Elizabeth Lock, 9 Aug. 1828

George Mills & Elizabeth Spencer, 31 Jan. 1829

Thomas Ruck & Mary Shaw, 12 May 1830

Robert Baylis & Anne Lambert, 6 Nov. 1830

Thomas Beckingsale, of Cheltenham, & Rispah Truby, lic., 7 Dec. 1830

John Andrews, of Kingham, Oxon, & Emma Spencer, 5 Apr. 1831

Thomas Beman, of Kingham, Oxon, & Mary Anne Bennett, lic., 16 Apr. 1832

William Hill, of Bourton-on-Water, & Jane Sutton, 20 Sept. 1832

George Peppel & Martha Norris, of Bourton-on-Water, 31 Jan. 1833

George Lane & Elizabeth Harwood, of Bourton-on-Water, 11 Sept. 1833

Thomas Mullis, of Fulbrook, Oxon, & Hester Workman, 7 June 1834

George Shaw & Mary Ann Rolfe, 18 Oct. 1834

Charles Hill & Elizabeth Hunt, 24 [--] 1834

Silvester Guy & Louisa Bence, 19 Jan. 1835

William Guy & Sophia Cox, of Bourton-on-Water, 19 Jan. 1835

Thomas Wheeler, of Stow-on-Wold, & Hannah Guy, 19 Jan. 1835

Robert Bunting, the elder, & Elizabeth Hambridge, 20 Oct. 1835

Francis Hookham, of Bourton-on-Water, & Sarah White, 3 Aug. 1836

Thomas Ruck, w., & Sarah Hill, w., 6 Feb. 1837

James Ashwin, of Bourton-on-Water, & Anne Bishop, lic., 13 Apr. 1837

John Hill & Sarah Smith, 24 Oct. 1837

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by the late W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., and Thomas M. Blagg, F.S.A., Vol XVII. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., Ltd., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1914

Little Rissington Marriages 1775 to 1812

William Lane & Esther Mills, 21 May 1775

William Kench & Elizabeth Bunting, lic., 9 Oct. 1776

Richard Whibbling & Elizabeth Hopkins, 10 Oct. 1776

John Gardiner & Ann Lane, 26 July 1778

Thomas Privet & Arabella Truby, lic., 19 Feb. 1779

John Hanks & Mary Collet, of Bourton-on-Water, lic., 7 Oct. 1779

Charles Macy & Ann Newman, 11 Oct. 1779

Daniel Hemmin, of Longborough, & Mary Bowl, 31 Jan. 1780

John Winter & Hannah Godfrey, 12 Nov. 1780

William Wiblin & Sarah Humphreys, 12 Nov. 1780

William Baylis & Ann Macy, 8 Dec. 1781

Thomas Arnold, w., & Jane Lane, 14 Jan. 1782

John Tilee, of Condicote, & Sarah Guy, 1 Aug. 1782

Boswell Brandon Beddowe, of Nailsworth, & Ann Wilkins, lic., 23 Feb. 1786

John Boulton & Elizabeth Beasley, 4 Oct. 1786

Robert Privet & Sarah Reynolds, 26 Dec. 1786

John Hopkins & Ann Roberts, 18 June 1787

Thomas Keene, of Stowe, co. Bucks, & Sarah Lane, 21 June 1787

Samuel Perry & Mary Cressel, of Rowel, 10 Sept. 1787

William Gorton, of Lower Swell, & Mary Lane, 11 Sept. 1787

William Groves & Jane Davis, 11 Oct. 1788

John Davis, of Temple Guiting, & Margaret Cole, lic., 13 Oct. 1790

Robert Turner & Eleanor Bennet, lic., 19 Feb. 1792

John Collet, of Bourton-on-Water, & Ann Herbert, 29 Oct. 1792

Thomas Mullis & Sarah Sharp, 18 Nov. 1792

James White, of Winson, & Ann Davis, lic., 3 Feb. 1793

James Long, of Horley, co. Oxon, & Elizabeth Truby, 3 Oct. 1793

Anthony Cambray, of Windrush, & Mary Lane, 14 Oct. 1794

James Wareham, of Lower Swell, & Elizabeth Morris, 24 Oct. 1796

Ralph Turner & Mary Morris, 31 Oct. 1796

William Hicks, of Gt. Rissington, & Rose Wilks, 1 Jan. 1797

William Rushell, of Sherborne, & Elizabeth Davis, lic., 20 Aug. 1797

Nathaniel Onion, of Cirencester, & Jane Lane, lic., 8 Oct. 1797

William Howe, of Bourton-on-Water, & Hannah Truby, 9 Jan. 1798

Lewis Tombs, of Lower Swell, & Sarah Doane, 8 Oct. 1798

John Bowyer, of Leckhampton, & Sarah Herbert, lic., 20 Apr. 1799

Richard Rayer, of Cutsdean, & Mary Bennett, lic., 25 Sept. 1799

George Lane & Diana Lock, 3 Nov. 1799

Benjamin Wood, of Notgrove, & Sarah Truby, lic., 27 Feb. 1800

John Baylis, of Coberley, & Jane Bennett, lic., 29 Apr. 1800

Robert Lane & Elizabeth Upton, 7 June 1801

Samuel Shuffrey, of Witney, co. Oxon, & Elizabeth Bennett, lic., 12 Feb. 1802

Jarvis Low, of Snowshill, & Ann Collins, lic., 16 June 1802

John Collier, of Newbury, co. Berks, & Jane Bayliss, w., lic., 5 May 1807

Thomas Lindsey, of Enstone, co. Oxon, & Susanna Webling, 23 Nov. 1807

Edmund Peaple & Priscilla Hill, 13 Nov. 1808

William Watts & Mary Maisey, lic., 22 Dec. 1808

Robert Maisey & Sarah William, 12 Nov. 1809

William Emmings, of Stow-on-Wold, & Ann Morris, 26 Nov. 1809

George Hill & Sarah Tale, 29 Apr. 1810

Richard Hill & Mary Watson, 13 May 1811

William Wilkes & Elizabeth Wiblyn, w., 16 Feb. 1812

Robert Privet & Ann Hamer, 25 Nov. 1812

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by the late W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., and Thomas M. Blagg, F.S.A., Vol XVII. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., Ltd., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1914

Little Rissington Marriages 1751 to 1774

Volume II.

Henry Agg, of Coln St. Denys, Glos., & Mary Lane, of Icomb, Worces., lic., 14 Oct. 1751

William Roberts & Frances Bradford, 25 Jan. 1751

William Allen & Mary Webb, both of Wyck Rissington, lic., 18 May 1752

Robert Fletcher, of Upper Norton, Oxon, & Elizabeth Grudman, 21 Jan. 1753

Volume III.

William Henderson, of Kingham, Oxon., & Mary Creper, lic., 10 Feb. 1754

Robert Reachill & Sarah Jewst, lic., 11 Oct. 1755

Thomas Reynolds & Mary Maisey, lic., 17 Oct. 1755

Thomas Arnal & Elizabeth Falknor, 2 Jan. 1758

John Cox & Elizabeth Sly, 16 Apr. 1758

Daniel Truman, of Bourton-on-Water, & Ann Smith, 6 Oct. 1759

Thomas Wilks & Esther Bradford, 5 Nov. 1759

Richard Collet, of Westcote, & Sarah Creper, lic., 28 Jan. 1760

Giles Savoury, of Bibury, & Mary Beacon, 25 May 1761

Harry Boulton, of Icomb, co. Worc., & Betty Davis, lic., 26 Oct. 1761

Giles Peachy, of Kiddington, co. Oxon, & Ann Harris, 23 Nov. 1761

John Smith & Ann Hopkins, 29 – 1761

Joseph Davis & Elizabeth Bradford, lic., 9 Nov. 1762

Thomas Rachel, of Little Barrington, & Jane Brisington, 15 Oct. 1763

The Rev. Mr. John Reynolds, Dissenting Minister, & Mary Harbert, lic., 13 Feb. 1765

Richard Roberts, of Whichford, co. Warwick, w., & Ann Clark, lic., 26 Aug. 1765

Joseph Fletcher & Anne Smith, w., 8 Nov. 1766

Thomas Reynolds, w., & Elizabeth Reeves, of Bourton-on-Water, lic., 26 Dec. 1766

John Archer, of Coln Rogers, & Elizabeth Pew, lic., 22 Jan. 1767

Joseph Hains & Ann Rachel, 21 Feb. 1768

John Collins & Mary Cole, 28 Feb. 1768

William Edden & Ann Green, 19 Nov. 1769

John Davis & Ann Morris, 19 Nov. 1769

Bennet Rogers & Martha Wilkes, 7 Aug. 1770

Joseph Sperin, of Chadlington, co. Oxon, & Ann Mascull, 19 Nov. 1770

Jonathan Price, of Lower Slaughter, & Jane Harris, 30 Dec. 1770

William Bunting & Ann Strange, lic., 2 Jan. 1771

John Bennett & Jane Bunting, lic., 9 Oct. 1771

William Poole & Mary Wells, lic., 20 Feb. 1772

William Hill & Mary Privett, 26 Jan. 1774

Source: Gloucestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by the late W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., and Thomas M. Blagg, F.S.A., Vol XVII. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., Ltd., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1914

Administration

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