Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Buckingham Parish

Church: St Peter and St Paul

Hundred: Buckingham

Poor Law District: Buckingham

Size (acres): 5006

Easting & Northing: 469233

Grid Ref SP690330 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Buckingham

Is the county-town; it is situated in a valley, on a dry gravelly soil, surrounded on all sides, except the North by the Ouze, over which it has three stone bridges. It is distant 57 miles North West of London, and is bounded on the West by Tingwick and Ratclifte, North by Moreton, North East by Tho

Buckingham

Buckingham Borough and Parish, including the Hamlets of Bourton, Bourtonhold, Lenborough, Prebend-end Precinct, and the Chapelry of Gawcott (Pop. 3,610.) Four Daily Schools; two whereof are endowed, and respectively contain 45 and 36 males: The first with £15 per annum, for which 25 a

Shops & Towns

8th September 1827 At Buckingham fair on Tuesday last a bull and cow entered the house of Harry Cox, the staymaker, and alarmed the family whilst at breakfast; the entrance being narrow it was impossible to turn them out.

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

General

There are many ways to date an old photograph including identifying the photographer who took the picture and finding out when they were trading. This section lists Victorian and Edwardian photographers in Buckinghamshire including portrait and landscape photographers. The approximate dates for each

Books For Download

A Concise History of Amersham 1887 An almanack produced by E.Thos.King who was 'Chemist and Printer' at the Amersham Pharmacy. From the Society collection of 'Bucks Places' Chronicles of Whitchurch 1909 The events taking place in Whitchurch from BC59 to 1907. Includes lists of v

Buckingham

Description and notes on the town of Buckingham

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Map

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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Buckingham PARISH St Peter and St Paul
Bochingeham NAMES name for Buckingham in Domesday Book in 1086
Boreton NAMES name for Buerton in 1535 and 1755
Buckyngham NAMES name for Buckingham in 1508
Buorton NAMES name for Bourton in 1517
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Eberneezer Chapel, Maids Moreton Road. First Mentioned: 1842
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Moreton Road. First Mentioned: 1842. later Primitive Methodist now Salvation Army
Independent NON-CONFORMIST Union Chapel, Church Street. First Mentioned: 1792
Old Meeting House NON-CONFORMIST Well Street. First Mentioned: 1726
Quaker NON-CONFORMIST Meeting House. First Mentioned: 1654. Built 1786 closed 1854
Bourton PLACE within the parish
Bourton Brake PLACE within the parish
Bourtonhold PLACE within the parish
Lenborough PLACE within the parish
Prebend End PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Disused railway Disused railway
Old Gaol Museum, Buckingham Old Gaol Museum, Buckingham
The Ancient Hospitals of Buckingham The Ancient Hospitals of Buckingham
The Buckingham Canal The Buckingham Canal
Town History Town History
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Buckingham Search The National Archives for Buckingham
Historical Statistics/Maps Historical Statistics/Maps
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Buckingham Royal Latin School Buckinghamshire Remembers - Buckingham Royal Latin School
Buckinghamshire Remembers Buckinghamshire Remembers - Odd Fellows

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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..

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18012605
18112987
18213465
18313610
18414054
18514020
18613849
18713703
18813585
18913364
19013152
19113282
19213060
19313083
1941N/A
19513942
19614379
19715076
19816066
19919574

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Buckingham   St Peter & St Paul   Baptisms   1561   1902   Yes,
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Buckingham   St Peter & St Paul   Marriages   1559   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Buckingham   St Peter & St Paul   Burials   1558   1902   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  
1NORTHSMITHSMITHSMITH
2WHITEJONESFRENCHNORTH
3SMITHHOLTGILESJONES
4CLARKENORTHNORTHHARRIS
5HARRISHARRISJONESWHITE
6WISEMANCLARKEHARRISGILES
7ROBINSONWATTSKINGKING
8COOPERWARRWHITEFRENCH
9CARTERKINGWATTSWATTS
10HILLCLARKHOLLANDCLARKE