Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Brill Parish

Church: All Saints

Hundred: Ashendon

Poor Law District: Thame

Size (acres): 3109

Easting & Northing: 465213

Grid Ref SP650130 Click to see map

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Brill

Brill which is situated some 4 miles north west of Long Crendon is approached from all directions by a hill. It stands some 600 ft above sea level. A 17th century windmill dominates the common from where there are magnificent views over Aylesbury to Calvert and over Oxfordshire to the Cotswolds. Ma

Brill

Description of Brill from J. J. Sheahan, 1861    

Brill

Brill Parish (Pop. 1,283) Two Day and Boarding Schools (commenced since 1818), wherein 39 males and 7 females are educated at the expense of their parents.

Maps

ASHENDON HUNDRED   From Sheahan in 1861: The three ancient hundreds, in Domesday Book denominated Essedene, Votesdon and Tichesele, were united in the present hundred of Ashendon popularly so called, but technically, The Three hundreds of Ashendon.

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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Brill PARISH All Saints
Brunhelle NAMES name for Brill in Domesday Book in 1086
Bryll NAMES name for Brill in 1535
Poole Trees NAMES name for Poletrees in 1574
Poultrees NAMES name for Poletrees in 1766
Congregational NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1839
Independent NON-CONFORMIST Little London. First Mentioned: 1883
Weslyan NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1841
Clare Fields PLACE within the parish
Lapland PLACE within the parish
Little London PLACE within the parish
Malecumb (lost) PLACE within the parish
Nashway (Fm) PLACE within the parish, now lost
Polestrees (Fm) PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Brill Village Site Brill Village Site
Search The National Archives for Brill Search The National Archives for Brill
Historical Statistics/Maps Historical Statistics/Maps

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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
1801859
1811864
18211060
18311283
18411449
18511311
18611432
18711353
18811289
18911251
19011206
19111121
19211019
1931946
1941N/A
1951877
1961905
19711020
19811081
19911068

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
End
Date  
Online
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Publication  
Brill   All Saints   Baptisms   1596   1909   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Brill   All Saints   Marriages   1601   1904   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Brill   All Saints   Burials   1586   1901   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  
1GREGORYSMITHSMITHSMITH
2WESTHUNTGUNTRIPSAUNDERS
3EDWARDSSAUNDERSSAUNDERSGUNTRIP
4SMITHGREGORYWHITEWHITE
5GREENECUBBIDGEPAINTERPARKER
6HUNTPRICKETTPROBETSHUNT
7CARTERWESTPARKERGREGORY
8CUBBIDGEPARSONSKINGPROBETS
9CATERHUBBOCKSWAKELINHUBBOCKS
10WEDGEPARKERWELFORDPAINTER