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Farmington, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Farmington, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, near the Fosse Way, 1½ mile NE of Northleach, and 4½ miles-SW by S of Bourton-on-the-Water station on the G.W.R., with a post office under Northleach; money order and telegraph office, Northleach. Acreage, 2261; population, 243. Farmington Lodge is the seat of the lord of the manor. The-living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £112. The church is partly Norman, partly Early English, and partly of later dates. It was repaired in 1850, and restored, reroofed, and a new vestry built in 1890-91.

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 CountyGloucestershire 
Ecclesiastical parishFarmington St. Peter 
Poor Law unionNorthleach 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1613.

The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.


Church of England

St. Peter (parish church)

The church of St. Peter is an ancient building of stone in the Norman and Early English styles, consisting of chancel, nave, north aisle, south porch and an embattled western tower containing a clock and 3 bells; the communion plate was presented by Richard, Earl of Scarbrough, in 1718: the interior was repaired about 1850: the church was completely restored in 1890-91, at a cost of £900, and affords sittings for 200 persons.

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 Farmington from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.


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

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtGL54
Post TownCheltenham