for the Village of Bibury, Gloucestershire
A miscellany of pictures and
data arising out of research into the KIRBY's family trees (but not all
linked to them). This
is a work in progress so
please treat the data with appropriate caution.
For related information see www.the-kirbys.org.uk
and Wills Index
Location and general
Bibury, with its suburb of Arlington (also formerly known as Ablington), Gloucs, is one of the
Cotswold's tourist magnets. A small and picturesque village with warm cotswold stone houses set alongside pleasant
Dating from the 17th C.
The row was built
in 1380 to serve as a monastic wool store. In the 17th C it was converted into weavers'
Church of St Mary, Bibury
The RAINTON family
One William RAINTON of Bibury may be related to the BRAY family of Shilton, Oxon
and the RAINTON family of Enfield, Middx
The HALL family
The HALL family of Arlington were a branch of the HALL family of
Highmeadow in Coleford, Gloucs. In the earlier half of the 18thC they owned land at Calcot Farm in Coln St Dennis, Gloucs
. They also had links with Bourton on the Water, Oxon
A selection of links to other
sites with information about this place
Any transcripts and images on this page are Copyright R I Kirby 2005
unless stated otherwise.