Genealogy Notes 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, Ancestor List, Place Index and Wills Index

Location and general description

Arlington Row, Bibury

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 watermeadows.


Arlington Mill

Arlington Mill, Bibury
Dating from the 17th C.

Arlington Row

Arlington Row, Bibury
The row was built in 1380 to serve as a monastic wool store. In the 17th C it was converted into weavers' cottages.

Church of St Mary, Bibury

Interior of Church of St Mary, Bibury Church of St Mary, Bibury 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.

Related links

A selection of links to other sites with information about this place


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