Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Chalfont St.Giles Parish

Church: St Giles

Hundred: Burnham

Poor Law District: Amersham

Size (acres): 3726

Easting & Northing: 498193

Grid Ref SU980930 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.    

Poor and Workhouses

These are the few appearances in the census for Clara Coleman.

Chalfont St Giles

Description of Chalfont St Giles from J. J. Sheahan in 1861.

Chalfont St Giles

Chalfont St Giles lies about a quarter of a mile from the A413 about three miles south east of Amersham. This distance from the main road has helped to preserve its identity as a village with church, pond and village green surrounded by cottages. It has a recorded Roman road running through it, so h

Chalfont St Giles

Chalfont Saint Giles, Parish (Pop. 1,297) A small Daily School (commenced 1826) in which 3 males and 6 females are instructed at the expense of their parents

Chalfont St Giles

About a mile across the fields from Seer Green lies the village of Jordans which takes its name from 'Old Jordans', the farm where Quaker farmers lived in the 17th century.

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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Chalfont St.Giles PARISH St Giles
Boderellis Close NAMES name for Bottrell's Farm in 1505
Celfunde NAMES name for Chalfont in Domesday Book in 1086
Celfunte NAMES name for Chalfont in Domesday Book in 1086
Chalfounte NAMES name for Chalfont in 1535
Charlfont NAMES name for Charlfont in 1766
Chawfount NAMES name for Chalfont in 1538
Jurdens NAMES name for Jordans in 1766
Row Wood NAMES name for Roughwood Park in 1826
Congregational NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1669. New building in 1854
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1835
Quaker NON-CONFORMIST Jordans. First Mentioned: 1669
Austens PLACE within the parish
Boastridge PLACE within the parish
Goldhill PLACE within the parish
Grove (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Jordans PLACE within the parish
Maltmans Green PLACE within the parish
Newland Park PLACE within the parish
Outfield (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Roughwood Park PLACE within the parish
The Vache PLACE within the parish
Three Households PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial in the Village
War Memorial inside Chalfont St Giles Ch Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial inside Chalfont St Giles Church
Church Paintings Church Paintings
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
History of Chalfont St Giles History of Chalfont St Giles
Milton's Cottage & Chalfont St Giles Milton's Cottage & Chalfont St Giles
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Search The National Archives for Chalfont+St.+Giles Search The National Archives for Chalfont St.Giles
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Jordans Quaker Burial Ground Buckinghamshire Remembers - Jordans Quaker Burial Ground

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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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1801762
1811924
18211104
18311297
18411228
18511169
18611217
18711243
18811264
18911286
19011362
19111762
19212074
19312882
1941N/A
19514381
19615927
19717118
19817004
19916601

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Chalfont St Giles   St Giles   Baptisms   1576   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Chalfont St Giles   St Giles   Marriages   1576   1910   Yes,
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Yes,
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Chalfont St Giles   St Giles   Burials   1584   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available

 

School Records Project

 

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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  
1KIBBLEHILLCLARKCLARK
2DUNTONBODDYHEARNESAUNDERS
3GRIMSDALECOCKSAUNDERSHILL
4RUSSELLNASHKEENWORLEY
5GRIMSDALLGREENREEDHEARNE
6NASHSMITHWORLEYKEEN
7EWERWORLEYEDWARDSREED
8EVEREDKIBBLECHAPMANCHAPMAN
9CRAFFORDCLARKCRAFTCARTER
10BODYBUCKMASTERCARTERCRAFT