Winson is a chapelry of Bibury Ancient Parish in Gloucestershire.
Alternative names: Winston
Parish church: St. Michael
Parish registers begin: 1577
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist
Parishes adjacent to Winson
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WINSON, a chapelry in Bibury parish, Gloucester; 6 miles NE of Cirencester r. station. Post town, Fairford, under Swindon. Acres, 1,190. Rated property, £1,454. Pop., 181. Houses, 49. The manor belongs to Sir W. A Musgrave. The living is annexed to Bibury. The church is good; and there is a national school.
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
Winston, in Bibury, 6 miles N.W. Cirencester. P. 202
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850
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.
Cripps Joseph, Winsen, Gloucestershire, blacksmith, Nov. 18, 1834.
Winson Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856
Winson is a hamlet and chapelry in the township of Bibury, distant 2 miles north and 7 north-west from Fairford, 4 south from Northleach, and 7 north-east from Cirencester, in Bradley Hundred, Northleach Union and electoral division, Gloucester and Bristol bishopric, seated on the river Coln. The church of St. Michael is a small stone building, with nave and chancel. The living is next to Bibury. The Rev. Henry Snow, M.A., is the incumbent. There is a National school for boys and girls. The population, in 1851, was 170, and the acreage is 1,190; rateable value, £1,454. The soil is stone brash. Sir James Musgrave, of Barnsbury Park, is lord of the manor, and chief landowner.
Baker Edward, farmer
Bradley James, shopkeeper
Cook Michael, farmer
Guest John, stonemason
Harris Thomas, carpenter & postmaster
Hopkins Thomas, baker
Smith Richard, carrier
Yells Lambert, farmer
Post Office. – Thomas Harris, receiver. Letters from Fairford arrive at ¼ before 10 a.m.; dispatched at 4 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Northleach.
National School, Mrs. Eliza Guest, mistress.
Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire with Bath and Bristol. Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., 19, 20 & 21, Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1856.
- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Northleach
- Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Bibury
- Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
- Rural Deanery: Fairford
- Poor Law Union: Northleach
- Hundred: Bradley
- Province: Canterbury