Place:Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire, England

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NameMeysey Hampton
Alt namesHampton-Maiseysource: Family History Library Catalog
Hantonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 113
Maisey-Hamptonsource: Family History Library Catalog
Meysey-Hamptonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.7°N 1.833°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

Meysey Hampton (also known as Maisey Hampton or Maiseyhampton) is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England, approximately 30 miles (48 km) to the south-east of Gloucester. It lies in the south of the Cotswolds. Close to the border with Wiltshire and situated on the A417, it is about 6 miles (10 km) east of Cirencester and 2 miles (3.5 km) west of Fairford.

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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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