Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Chesham Bois Parish

Church: St Leonard

Hundred: Burnham

Poor Law District: Amersham

Size (acres): 910

Easting & Northing: 496199

Grid Ref SU960990 Click to see map

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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.    

Chesham Bois

Description of Chesham Bois from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.

Chesham Bois

Chesham-Bois Parish (Pop. 157) One Daily School, containing 22 children of both sexes (commenced 1831), who are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School (commenced 1831), in which about 36 receive gratuitous instruction. ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

Chesham Bois

The earliest that is known about Chesham Bois is that a prehistoric trade route came down from Ley Hill, across the river Chess and up Hollow Way Lane, continuing to Amersham, Penn and eventually the south coast. Ancient tracks such as this were marked at frequent intervals by stone boulders and loc

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Chesham Bois
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Places

 

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Chesham Bois PARISH St Leonard

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Victoria County History Victoria County History
War Memorial War Memorial
Search The National Archives for Chesham+Bois Search The National Archives for Chesham Bois
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Roman Catholic Church Buckinghamshire Remembers - Roman Catholic Church
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Chesham Bois Burial Ground Buckinghamshire Remembers - Chesham Bois Burial Ground
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Chesham Bois Scout Hut Buckinghamshire Remembers - Chesham Bois Scout Hut
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..

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1801135
1811130
1821160
1831157
1841218
1851185
1861218
1871258
1881351
1891552
1901767
19111253
19211792
19312055
1941N/A
19511640
19612054
19712847
19812839
19912761

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Chesham Bois   St Leonard   Baptisms   1813   1901   Yes,
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Chesham Bois   St Leonard   Marriages   1561   1906   Yes,
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Chesham Bois   St Leonard   Burials   1813   1901   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  
1WAREWARECOXWARE
2LOVETGROVERHOLTBATCHELOR
3DELLBATCHELORSAUNDERSCOX
4LARKINCHARSLEYBIRCHBIRCH
5LOVETTLOVETTBATCHELORHOLT
6HOWEHERNEWILKINSONSAUNDERS
7GROVERNASHSMITHSMITH
8CHILDSWAINAYRESWILKINSON
9HUNTHILLWAREGROVER
10COCKCLARKECLIMPSONAYRES