Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Siston

Parish church: St. Anne

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1570
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1596

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Syston

  • Kingswood
  • Warmley
  • Mangotsfield
  • Wick and Abson
  • Pucklechurch

Historical Descriptions of Syston

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SISTON, a parish, with a village, in the district of Keynsham and county of Gloucester; 1½ mile E by S of Mangotsfield r. station, and 6 ENE of Bristol. Post town, Fishponds, under Bristol. Acres, 1,827. Real property, £4,731; of which £500 are in mines. Pop., 938. Houses, 195. The manor, with S. Court, belongs to F. B. N. Dickenson, Esq. Malting and the manufacture of spelter and stone pipes are carried on. A Roman settlement was at Over. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £360. Patron, F. B. N. Dickenson, Esq. The church is old but good. A section with a pop. of 595 is in Warmley chapelry. There is a national school.

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

Syston Parish Registers

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Parish Records


Online Records (Free)

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death records, Census, Migration & Naturalization and Military records – Free

Census returns for Siston, 1841-1891

Bishop’s transcripts for Siston, 1594-1812

Church records, 1854-1978 Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Warmley, Gloucestershire)

England, Gloucestershire, Downend, Wesleyan Methodist Circuit, Church records, 1824-1894

England, Gloucestershire, Kingswood, Primitive Methodist Circuit, Church records, 1867-1907

England, Gloucestershire, Siston, St. Anne’s Church, parish registers, 1570-1980

England, Gloucestershire, Thornbury, Wesleyan Methodist Circuit, Church records, 1841-1907

England, Gloucestershire, Warmley, St. Barnabas’ Church, parish registers, 1851-1932

Index and transcripts of the Bristol Diocese burial registers : volume 3 1754-1812

Parish chest records, 1612-1972

The parish register of Syston or Siston in the county of Gloucester from 1576-1641 Author: McCall, Hardy Bertram, b. 1859

Parish registers for Siston, 1570-1980

Parish registers for Warmley, 1851-1980

Trustees accounts, 1857-1895 Ebenezer Church (Warmley Tower, Warmley, Gloucester : Methodist Free)

Parish register printout of Siston, Gloucester, England

Maps of Henry Barbers farm, Slopers farm, Mounds Court farm & H.A. Potters farm, The Mill farm, Lodge farm : and land occupied by G. M. Davidson, etc.


Vision of Britain historical maps


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

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