Place:Little Rissington, Gloucestershire, England

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NameLittle Rissington
Alt namesRisendonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 113
Risendunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 113
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates51.867°N 1.717°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoSlaughter (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish is located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


Little Rissington is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Since 1974 it is situated in the Cotswold District. Great Rissington and Wyck Rissington are neighbouring villages.

Registration Districts

Stow-on-the-Wold (1837 - 1937)
North Cotswold (1937 - 2006)
Gloucestershire (2006 - )

Research Tips

Online sources which may also be helpful:

  • Little Rissington A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 6/Slaughter hundred in the Victoria County History series provided by the website British History Online
  • 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. 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