Astwood

Introduction

Church: St Peter

Hundred: Newport

Poor Law District: Newport Pagnell

Size (acres): 1286

Easting & Northing: 495247

Grid Ref SP950470 Click to see map

Names


Names & Places

NameTypeNote
Astwood PARISH St Peter
Estwood by Neuport Paynel NAMES name for Astwood in 1341
Astwood Bury PLACE within the parish

 

Links

Links

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Roll of Honour - War Memorial Roll of Honour - War Memorial
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Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass

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Population

Population

These population figures are based on the Census results. The boundaries are those used in the particular census which may vary over time..

Note  
1801 160
1811 209
1821 263
1831 268
1841 243
1851 268
1861 247
1871 268
1881 222
1891 187
1901 168
1911 140
1921 116
1931 127
1941 N/A
1951 113
1961 176
1971 157
1981 133
1991 131

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Records

Parish  Church  Register  Start
Date  
End
Date  
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Astwood   St Peter   Baptisms   1667   1914   Yes,
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Astwood   St Peter   Marriages   1575   1903   Yes,
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Yes,
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Astwood   St Peter   Burials   1666   1905   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Surnames

Surnames

These were extracted from our own records and presented as a guide.

PositionBefore 1700  18th Century  19th Century  Overall Surnames  
1 KING WALKER WRIGHT WRIGHT
2 KILPIN BASS FLUTE FLUTE
3 HARTWELL KING HOBBS HOBBS
4 COLEMAN SHEFFIELD SANDERS HALL
5 REYNOLDS ODELL HALL SANDERS
6 INGERSHALL SMITH ROSS ROSS
7 SHEFFEILD HART BARCOCK BARCOCK
8 SMITH HOBBS DUNKLEY KING
9 PHILLIPS BRINKLOW HERBERT DUNKLEY
10 HIGGINS TATTAM DUDLEY ODELL

Notes

Astwood is a small parish on the Bedfordshire boarder, 5.5 miles north-east of Newport Pagnell. There are 1,281 acres in the parish with 47 inhabited house in 1891, this had dropped to 41 houses in 1901. The population in 1891 was 187 and dropped to 168 in 1901. There were 92 males in 1891 and 80 in 1901; while 95 females in 1891 and 88 in 1901.

Education

Astwood Parish (Pop. 268)

Two Sunday Schools, in one are 30 males and 35 females, who attend the Established Church, supported by T. A. Boswell, Esq., Lord of the Manor;
the other (commenced 1829), consists of 9 males and 18 females, supported by subscription appertaining to a congregation of Dissenters.

Abstract of Education Returns 1833