Description of Addington

Addington - Description in 1861 from Sheahan

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A small parish 2 miles to the north-west from Winslow Station with a population of 101 in 1921.

Notes about Adstock

Adstock is a parish of 1,130 acres, in 1861, in the hundred of Buckingham. Three miles to the north-west from Winslow and four south-east of Buckingham.

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Akeley derives its name from 'Ake', the Anglo-Saxon word for , and 'Ley', a field. In the Domesday Book it is spelled Achelei. Akeley had a church in 1164 and its living came into the possesion Longueville Abbey.

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Memories of Akeley

At the turn of the century, this little village in north Bucks was almost entirely self-supporting. There were two general stores, a butcher, a baker, who was also landlord of the Greyhound, a builder and undertaker, a coal and wood merchant, two cobblers, a tailor and a wheelwright who carried on his trade in the yard of the Bull and Butcher.

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