Place:Ampney St. Mary, Gloucestershire, England

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NameAmpney St. Mary
Alt namesAmpney St Marysource: Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) p 22
Ampney-St. Marysource: Family History Library Catalog
Ashbrooksource: Family History Library Catalog
Omeniesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 111
TypeParish
Coordinates51.717°N 1.883°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoCrownthorne and Minety (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was located
Cirencester Rural, Gloucestershire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1894-1974
Cotswold (district), Gloucestershire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Ampney St. Mary is a small village and civil parish in the Cotswolds, in Gloucestershire, England. According to the 2001 census the parish has a population of 54.

The Ampney Brook flows near the village, which is near to Ampney Crucis and Ampney St. Peter, and is about four miles east of Cirencester. The village takes its name from the brook and the local church. The village is also locally known as Ashbrook.

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Online sources which may also be helpful:

  • GENUKI gives pointers to other archive sources as well as providing some details on each parish in the county. The emphasis here is on ecclesiastical parishes (useful before 1837)
  • A listing of all the Registration Districts in England and Wales since their introduction in 1837 and tables of the parishes that were part of each district and the time period covered with detailed notes on changes of parish name, mergers, etc. Do respect the copyright on this material.
  • The FamilySearch Wiki for Gloucestershire provides a similar but not identical series of webpages to that provided by GENUKI
  • A Vision of Britain through Time has a group of pages of statistical facts for almost every parish in the county
  • Unfortunately, A History of the County of Gloucester in the Victoria County History series provided by the website British History Online does not cover this part of the county
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