Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Cholesbury Parish

Church: St Laurence

Hundred: Cottesloe

Poor Law District: Aylesbury

Size (acres): 178

Easting & Northing: 493207

Grid Ref SP930070 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Category

Cholesbury

Description of Cholesbury from Sheahan, 1861.

Cholesbury

Cholesbury Parish (Pop. 127) No School in the parish. ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

Cholesbury

A group of four villages comprising Hawridge, Cholesbury, Buckland Common and St Leonards are known as the Hilltop Villages, because they range along the north edge of the Chiltern Hills.

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Cholesbury
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Cholesbury PARISH St Laurence
Chollisbury NAMES name for Cholesbury in 1526
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Buckland Common. First Mentioned: c1850

 

Links

 

Victoria County History Victoria County History
Search The National Archives for Cholesbury Search The National Archives for Cholesbury
Buckinghamshire Remembers - St Laurence Buckinghamshire Remembers - St Laurence
Cholesbury & St Leonards Local history GroupHisto
Cholesbury & St Leonards Local history Group
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass

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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
1801122
1811114
1821132
1831127
1841124
1851113
1861105
1871109
188199
189195
1901107
1911107
1921100
1931115
1941N/A
1951921
1961925
19711011
1981950
1991919

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
End
Date  
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Cholesbury   St Laurence   Baptisms   1575   1907   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Cholesbury   St Laurence   Marriages   1576   1906   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Cholesbury   St Laurence   Burials   1583   1906   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  
1WILKINSCOCKBISHOPCOCK
2PUTNAMGURNEYBROWNWRIGHT
3WRIGHTCARPENTERWRIGHTBRACKLEY
4BIRCHBRACKLEYTHORNGURNEY
5DARLEYNORRISGOMMBROWN
6WARDCULVERHOUSESILLSBISHOP
7TOMLINSGEARYBRACKLEYNORRIS
8NORRISBATCHELDORBATCHELORTHORN
9HOLYMANDAVISGURNEYCARPENTER
10COCKEDELLKEENSILLS