Glaston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Rutlandshire.

Parish church: St. Andrew

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1556
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1701

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GLASTON, a parish in Uppingham district, Rutland; 2 miles NNW of Seaton r. station, and 2¼ ENE of Uppingham. Post town, Uppingham. Acres, 1,145. Real property, £2,659. Pop., 238. Houses, 59. The manor belonged to the Colleys, the Sherards, and others. Glaston House is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £200. Patron, St. Peter’s College, Cambridge. The church is early and decorated English; has, between the nave and the chancel, an early English tower; was extensively restored in 1862; and contains some old monuments. A school has £5 from endowment; and other charities have £30.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

GLASTON (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Uppingham, hundred of Wrandike, county of Rutland, 2 miles (E. N. E.) from Uppingham; containing 249 inhabitants. It comprises about 1000 acres. The greater portion of the land is a rich, red soil, and the remainder a whitish clay; the surface is hilly, and the scenery pleasing. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £12. 16. 10½., and annexed to the Mastership of St. Peter’s College, Cambridge: the impropriate tithes have been commuted for £4. 3. 6., and the rectorial for £270. 16. 6., per annum.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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Birth Marriage and Death Records

England, Rutland Parish Registers, 1538-1991

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

BillionGraves Index

Find A Grave Index

Migration and Naturalisation Records

Migration Records at FamilySearch

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Rutlandshire
Civil Registration District: Uppingham
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Peterborough
Rural Deanery: Rutland
Poor Law Union: Uppingham
Hundred: Wrangdyke
Province: Canterbury

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