Sapperton Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Sapperton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Frampton Mansell.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1661

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Sapperton

Historical Descriptions


The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SAPPERTON, a parish, with a village and two tythings, in Cirencester district, Gloucester; 4 miles NW of Tetbury-road r. station, and 5 W by N of Cirencester. It has a post-office under Cirencester. Acres, 3,908. Real property, £3,927. Pop., 600. Houses, 125. The manor belongs to Earl Bathurst. A tunnel of the Thames and Severn canal, 2 3/8. miles long, is here. Vestiges of anancient camp exist; and many Roman coins were foundin 1759. A saw-mill is at Daneway. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £367. Patron, Earl Bathurst. The church is ancient, cruciform, and good; and has a tower and spire. A chapel of ease is at Frampton; and there are a national school, and charities £64.

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


Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Frampton, a tything in Sapperton parish, Gloucester; near the Cheltenham railway, 6 ¼ miles NW of Cirencester. Real property, £1,708. Pop., 237. Houses, 52. It forms a curacy with Sapperton, and has a recent church.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Frampton, a tything, in the parish of Sapperton, union of Cirencester, hundred of Bisley, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 6 ¼ miles (W. by N.) from Cirencester; containing 220 inhabitants. A school is supported by the parish.

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.

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

Grave Indexes

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Migration and Naturalisation Records

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Newspaper Archives

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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

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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


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