Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Burnham Parish

Church: St Peter

Hundred: Burnham

Poor Law District: Eton

Size (acres): 6383

Easting & Northing: 492182

Grid Ref SU920820 Click to see map

Articles

 

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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

Maps

BURNHAM HUNDRED From Sheahan 1861: This is an oddly shaped division of the coulty, resembling in some degree a figure of eight with the lower section much narrower than the other.    

Burnham

Burnham Hundred, along with those of Stoke and Desborough, make up the Chiltern Hundreds. Burnham has a mention in the Domesday Book. It is no longer a typical English village, though there is still a strong community feeling present. The main street is a conservation area and this will help to pres

Burnham

Burnham Parish (Pop. 1,930) Nine Daily Schools; two of which are endowed One of these contains 24 children, of whom 12 (nominated by the Vicar) receive gratuitous instruction from the proceeds of the charity;

Eton

Description of Boverney, J. J. Sheahan, 1861

Burnham

Description of Burnham from Sheahan, 1861

Publications

We are pleased to announce the publication of Burnham St Peter parish registers covering: Banns 1762 - 1895Baptisms 1557 - 1901Burials 1561 - 1901Marriages 1561 - 1901Includes a Surname Index Available to via our shop This parish covers a large area to the west of the modern Slough and includes C

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Map

The maps facility has been disabled due to a technical issue. The maps will be restored in due course. Please accept our appologies.

Burnham
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Burnham PARISH St Peter
Bournham NAMES name for Burnham in 1562
Burneham NAMES name for Burnham in Domesday Book in 1086
Chipynghamme NAMES name for Cippenham in 1535
Esburneham NAMES name for East Burnham in Domesday Book in 1086
Sippingham NAMES name for Cippenham in 1766
Congregational NON-CONFORMIST Gore Road. First Mentioned: 1791. Now industrial use
Independent/URC NON-CONFORMIST Taplow Rd/Stomp Road. First Mentioned: 1790
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Lent Rise. First Mentioned: ?. Recorded in 1851 religious census
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Widmere Common. First Mentioned: 1833
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Littleworth. First Mentioned: 1832
Biddles Farm PLACE within the parish
Bottoms Waltons PLACE within the parish
Boveney Upper Side PLACE within the parish
Brassels Wood PLACE within the parish
Bristles Wood PLACE within the parish
Britwell PLACE hamlet in parish until 1957
Brookend PLACE within the parish
Cippenham PLACE within the parish
Coppyshard Wood PLACE within the parish
Cullum Green PLACE within the parish
Dorney (Part) PLACE within the parish
Dropmore Park PLACE within the parish
East Burnham PLACE within the parish
Egypt PLACE within the parish
Lent Green PLACE within the parish
Locks Bottom PLACE within the parish
Pile PLACE within the parish
Widmere PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass St Mary Magdalene, Boveney
Burnham Abbey Burnham Abbey
Burnham Beeches & City of London Burnham Beeches & City of London
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass St Peter
Search The National Archives for Burnham Search The National Archives for Burnham
Historical Statistics/Maps Historical Statistics/Maps
Buckinghamshire Remembers - St Peter Buckinghamshire Remembers - St Peter
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Burnham War Memorials Buckinghamshire Remembers - Burnham War Memorial
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Cippenham Buckinghamshire Remembers - Cippenham

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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..

Note
18011354
18111490
18211716
18311930
18412095
18512142
18612081
18712179
18812241
18912513
19013144
19113715
19213396
19313939
1941N/A
19515900
196116140
197117751
198111229
199110855

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
End
Date  
Online
Search  
E-Mail
Search  
Publication  
Burnham   St Peter   Baptisms   1557   1907   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Burnham   St Peter   Marriages   1561   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Burnham   St Peter   Burials   1561   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  
1IVEGOLDWINSTANNETTCOX
2GROVECOXCOXWEBB
3PONDEPONDWEBBSTANNETT
4PONDVAUGHANWALKERSMITH
5MOUNTAGUEGROVEPLUMRIDGEWALKER
6GOLDWINGREENSMITHIVE
7HARVEYTAYLORBUCKLANDCARTER
8ROBERTSMASONPOOLETAYLOR
9WADEDODADAWAYPLUMRIDGE
10TURNERDAWSONHAWKINSBUCKLAND