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Winstone, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Winstone, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, 6½ miles NW by N of Cirencester. Post town, Cirencester. Acreage, 1491; population, 200. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £268 with residence. The church is Early English, and was restored in 1876. There are a Baptist chapel and a meeting-house for Plymouth Brethren.

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 parishWinston St. Bartholomew 
Poor Law unionCirencester 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Winstone 1540-1837, Gloucestershire is available to browse online.

The register dates from the year 1540.

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


Church of England

St. Bartholomew (parish church)

The church of St. Bartholomew is an ancient building of stone, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a low embattled western tower containing 3 bells: the church was thoroughly restored in 1876, at a cost of £975, and affords 80 sittings.


Baptist Chapel


Brethren meeting house

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 Winstone from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Winstone 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 districtGL7