Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Upper Slaughter is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1538

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Upper Slaughter

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SLAUGHTER (Upper), a parish in Stow-on-the-Wold district, Gloucester; 1½ mile NNW of Bourton-on-the-Water r. station. Post town, Lower Slaughter, under Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Acres, 1,390. Real property, £2,140. Pop., 241. Houses, 52. The manor belongs to the Rev. E. F. Witts and the Rev. J. Todd. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £158. Patron, the Rev. E. F. Witts. The church is Norman and early English. There are an endowed school with £11 a year, and charities £61.

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


Marriages at Upper Slaughter 1538-1837

Marriages at Upper Slaughter 1538-1837 - UK Genealogy Archives


Upper Slaughter with Eyford Marriages 1538 to 1837 - Parishmouse


  • 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