Wyck Rissington

Extract from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England, 1831.
Transcribed by Mel Lockie, © Copyright 2010
Lewis Topographical Dictionaries

RISSINGTON (WICK), a parish in the lower division of the hundred of SLAUGHTER, county of GLOUCESTER, 3 miles (S.) from Stow on the Wold, containing 231 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester, rated in the king's books at £16. 2. 6., and in the patronage of the Crown. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, has lately received an addition of fifty-five sittings, thirty of which are free, the Incorporated Society for the enlargement of churches and chapels having granted £50 towards defraying the expense. The old Fosse-way bounds the parish on the north-east.

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