Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Beachampton Parish

Church: St Mary the Virgin

Hundred: Buckingham

Poor Law District: Buckingham

Size (acres): 1528

Easting & Northing: 477236

Grid Ref SP770360 Click to see map

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Beachampton

Beachampton is in low-lying ground west of Milton Keynes in the north of Buckinghamshire. The name has changed little since Beachampton was mentioned in the Domesday Book. In 1086 there were 30 heads of households recorded making a population of 100-120. By 1871 there were 272 inhabitants and lace-m

Beachampton

Beachampton Parish (Pop. 254.) One Daily School, endowed with freehold lands, now producing 48/. per annum, in which 68 males are receiving instruction. ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

Beachampton

Beachampton is a parish and a village on the borders of Northamptonshire - the river Ouse forms the boundary between the counties.

Maps

BUCKINGHAM HUNDRED From Sheahan 1861: The hundred of Buckingham, which is situated on the north-western verge of the county, is bounded on the N. and N.E. by Nothamptionshire; on the E. by the hundreds of Newport and Cottesloe; on the S and S.E. by Ashendon hundred; and on the W. by the county of

Beachampton

Before the First World War a number of men in Beachampton worked for the railway in Wolverton Works and as there was no transport four men acquired a horse and cart and gave a lift to the others. The fares helped to pay for the horse's keep and the four took turns to feed and care for the horse. At

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Beachampton
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Beachampton PARISH St Mary the Virgin
Becentone NAMES name for Beachampton in Domesday Book in 1086

 

Links

 

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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..

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1801187
1811217
1821251
1831254
1841248
1851248
1861272
1871283
1881217
1891181
1901180
1911193
1921130
1931118
1941N/A
1951149
1961117
1971119
1981128
1991136

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Beachampton   St Mary the Virgin   Baptisms   1575   1903   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Beachampton   St Mary the Virgin   Marriages   1589   1911   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Beachampton   St Mary the Virgin   Burials   1576   1902   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Surnames

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

PositionBefore 1700   18th Century   19th Century   Overall Surnames  
1PRENTICEKINGALDERMANALDERMAN
2GODFREYGODFREYBENNETTBENNETT
3AWDGAYTONLOVELLKING
4WALTERBACKHOUSEGODFREYGODFREY
5HARRISPRENTICESAVAGELOVELL
6LAWRENCEALDERMANREYNOLDSSAVAGE
7ELLISHODGESBETTSBETTS
8CURLEWARRFLOWERSREYNOLDS
9FRANKLINBETTSGIBBSGIBBS
10SMITHHOWFRANKLINSMITH