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Bisbrook, Rutland

Historical Description

Bisbrook, a village and a parish in Rutland, 1½ mile E of Uppingham, and 2 miles NW of Seaton station on the L. & N.W. and G.N.R. Post town, Uppingham, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1144; populatlon, 195. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough; gross yearly value, £210 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Rutland. The church, a stone building in the Perpendicular style, was erected in 1871.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyRutlandshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBisbrooke St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionUppingham 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1665.


Church of England

St. John the Baptist (parish church)

The church of St. John the Baptist, erected in 1871, at a cost of £1,200, to replace an older structure, portions of which were incorporated in the new work, is a building of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles and tower at the north-west angle, the lower stage of which forms a porch: there are 150 sittings.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bisbrook from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Rutland is online.


Online maps of Bisbrook are available from a number of sites:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Rutland, 1618-19 and The Visitation of Rutland 1681-2 are available to browse on the Heraldry page.