Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

West Wycombe Parish

Church: St Lawrence

Hundred: Desborough

Poor Law District: Wycombe

Size (acres): 6533

Easting & Northing: 482194

Grid Ref SU820940 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Stokenchurch

As a child I lived in Studley Green on the main London to Oxford Road, about six miles west of High Wycombe. The roads were made of flint, and were dusty and full of pot holes. Women wearing large sacking aprons used to go into the fields stone picking for a few pence. These stones were collected up

Map

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West Wycombe
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
West Wycombe PARISH St Lawrence
Abraham Down NAMES name for Averingdon in 1826
Charley NAMES name fo Chorley in 1825
Disborough NAMES name for Desborough Castle in 1797
Disborowe NAMES name for Desborough Castle in 1626
Havern Down NAMES name for Averingdon in 1766
Wicumbe NAMES name fo Wycombe in Domesday Book in 1086
Congregational NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1808
Weslyan NON-CONFORMIST Moor House, Downley. First Mentioned: 1824
Weslyan NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1815. Moved to present chapel in 1894
Averingdown (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Booker PLACE within the parish
Bradenham Hill PLACE within the parish
Chawley (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Chorley (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Cooks Hall PLACE within the parish
Desborough Castle PLACE within the parish
Downley PLACE within the parish
Fastendich (lost) PLACE within the parish
Fillington (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Green End PLACE within the parish
Hearnton Wood PLACE within the parish
Huckingdon PLACE within the parish
Lane End (Part) PLACE within the parish
Littleworth PLACE within the parish
Loxboro Wood PLACE within the parish
Naphill Common PLACE within the parish
Park Lane PLACE within the parish
Phillingdon PLACE within the parish
Plomer Hill PLACE within the parish
Sands PLACE within the parish
Tilbury Wood PLACE within the parish
Toweridge PLACE within the parish
Wheeler End (Part) PLACE within the parish
Widdenton Park Wood PLACE within the parish

 

Photographs

 

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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
18011330
18111362
18211545
18311901
18412002
18512000
18612161
18712343
18812390
18912599
19013466
19112931
19212400
19313304
1941N/A
19511869
19611794
19712609
19811103
19911160

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
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Date  
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West Wycombe   St Lawrence   Baptisms   1602   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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West Wycombe   St Lawrence   Marriages   1576   1877   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
West Wycombe   St Lawrence   Burials   1602   1901   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  
1KEENEHARRISSMITHHARRIS
2CARTERFRYERHARRISFRYER
3RUSSELLFORDFRYERSMITH
4HUNTESMITHPLUMRIDGEKEEN
5HUNTTILBURYKEENPLUMRIDGE
6NEWELLRUSSELLMEADNEWELL
7EASTCHALFONTMORRISMORRIS
8DEANENEWELLBARLOWFORD
9HOBBSWOOSTERHAWESHAWES
10BIGGSDEANBUTLERTILBURY