Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Amersham Parish

Church: St Mary

Hundred: Burnham

Poor Law District: Amersham

Size (acres): 6119

Easting & Northing: 496198

Grid Ref SU960980 Click to see map

Articles

 

Article Title

Category

Law and the Courts

A note in the front inside  cover of the Amersham Magistrates Evidence Book in 1872.

Poor and Workhouses

These are the few appearances in the census for Clara Coleman.

Coleshill

Village life in Coleshill has changed considerably since we were children about fifty years ago. It is a very beautiful village and over the past twenty years has attracted the financially better-off. Consequently all the cottages which in our childhood were rented to people with families, some of t

Map

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Amersham
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Amersham PARISH St Mary
Agmomdesham NAMES name for Amersham in Domesday Book in 1086
Agmondesham Wodrowe NAMES name for Woodrow in 1520
Agmundisham NAMES name for Amersham in 1600
Amotesham NAMES name for Amersham in 1414
Egmonsham NAMES name for Amersham in 1513
Hakmersham NAMES name for Amersham in 1483
Hamersham NAMES name for Amersham in 1522
Rheins Fm NAMES name for Raan's Farm in 1826
Sharlees NAMES name for Shardeloes in 1625
Wheedon NAMES name for Weedonhill in 1826
Witley Wood NAMES name for Wheatley Wood in 1826
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Upper Meeting House. First Mentioned: 1669. Formed a separate society in 1675
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Coleshill Preaching Station. First Mentioned: ?. Recorded 1851 Religious census
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Lower Meeting House, High Street. First Mentioned: 1740. Seceded from Upper Meeting House
Free Church, undenominational NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1911
Methodist Chapel NON-CONFORMIST High Street
Plymouth Brethren NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1935
Quaker NON-CONFORMIST Friends Meeting House, Whielden Street. First Mentioned: 1660
United Reformed Church NON-CONFORMIST Woodside Rd. First Mentioned: 1908
Weslyan NON-CONFORMIST Bury End later Woodside Road. First Mentioned: 1818
Amersham Common PLACE within the parish
Amersham Union Workhouse PLACE the workhouse in Whielden Street
Amersham on the Hill PLACE within the parish
Coleshill PLACE detached part of Hertfordshire
Mantles Green PLACE within the parish
Mop End (Part) PLACE within the parish
Quarrendon (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Shardeloes PLACE house in parish
Weedonhill (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Wheatley Wood PLACE within the parish
Whielden Lane PLACE within the parish
Winchmore Hill (Part) PLACE within the parish
Woodrow PLACE within the parish

 

Photographs

 

Photographs in our Gallery Photographs in our Gallery
Pictures in the Frith collection Pictures in the Frith collection

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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
18012130
18112259
18212612
18312816
18413098
18513104
18613019
18712726
18812500
18912613
19012674
19113392
19214221
19316121
1941N/A
195110894
196114612
197117254
198117396
199117144

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
End
Date  
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Amersham   Lower Meeting House   Baptisms   1773   1812   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Amersham   St Mary   Baptisms   1561   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Amersham   St Mary   Marriages   1561   1903   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Amersham   St Mary   Burials   1561   1904   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Amersham   Lower Meeting House   Burials   1784   1837   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available

 

Surnames

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

PositionBefore 1700   18th Century   19th Century   Overall Surnames  
1CHILDCHILDCOXCHILD
2BALLNASHSMITHNASH
3HARDINGHUNTSAUNDERSBALL
4HILLSHRIMPTONSLADESMITH
5NASHMILESROGERSHILL
6HARDINGEHATCHSHRIMPTONSAUNDERS
7CLARKEHOBBSLANESHRIMPTON
8HUNTAYRESBALLROGERS
9HILLAMSMITHBATSONHUNT
10CHILDEHILLKEENCOX