Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Hughenden Parish

Church: St Michael and All Angels

Hundred: Desborough

Poor Law District: Wycombe

Size (acres): 5828

Easting & Northing: 486196

Grid Ref SU860960 Click to see map

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DESBOROUGH HUNDRED from Sheahan, 1861: The Hundred of Desborough (anciently Dvetenberg and Dustenburgh), situated in the south-western extremity of the county, contains 52,370 acres and is bounded on the S. by the river Thames, which divides it from Berkshire; on on the E. and N.E. by hundred of B

Hughenden

Great Kingshill is situated high on the Chiltern Hills, approximately 3.5 miles from High Wycombe and 1.5 miles from Prestwood.

Hughenden

1861 description of Hughenden from J. J. Sheahan.

Hughenden

Hughenden has become very well-known because Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, lived at Hughenden Manor from 1847 until his death in 1881. Queen Victoria sent primroses, his favourite flower, to his funeral and these were placed on his grave in Hughenden churchyard, which is visited annually

Hughenden

Hitchenden or Hughenden Parish, with part of Brands Fee Liberty (Pop. 1,457) One Sunday School, held in the church, consisting of 70 males and 90 females; supported by private charity. A lending Library is attached. There are also several small Schools, in which 16 boys and 94 girls are taugh

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Hughenden
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Hughenden PARISH St Michael and All Angels
Collins Hanger NAMES name for Collings Hanger in 1766
Hichenden NAMES name for Hughenden in 1535
Hitchenden NAMES name for Hughendon in 1703
Hitchendon NAMES name for Hughendon in 1825
Hitchingdon NAMES name for Hughendon in 1766
Huchedene NAMES name for Hughenden in Domesday Book in 1086
Huchenden NAMES name for Hughenden in 1539
Huchinden NAMES name for Hughenden in 1537
Hugendon NAMES name for Hughendon in 1633
Hutchendon NAMES name for Hughenden in 1607
Kingsell NAMES name for Kingshill in 1675
Knaphill NAMES name for Naphill in 1599
Mouseley NAMES name for Moseley in 1825
Naple NAMES name for Naphill in 1766
Napple NAMES name for Naphill in 1825
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Great Kingshill. First Mentioned: 1892
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Naphill. First Mentioned: 1851
Brands Fee (Liberty of) PLACE within the parish
Bryants Bottom (Part) PLACE within the parish
Collings Hanger (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Courns Wood PLACE within the parish
Cryers Hill PLACE within the parish
Denner Hill PLACE within the parish
Great Kingshill PLACE within the parish
Hazlemere (Part) PLACE within the parish
Littleworth PLACE within the parish
Moseley (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Naphill Common PLACE within the parish
North Dean PLACE within the parish
Picketts Common PLACE within the parish
Prestwood (Part) PLACE within the parish
Walters Ash (Part) PLACE within the parish
Widmer End PLACE within the parish
Wycombe Heath (Part) PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Hughenden Workhouse Hughenden Workhouse
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Search The National Archives for Hughenden Search The National Archives for Hughenden
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Bryants Bottom Buckinghamshire Remembers - Bryants Bottom
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Great Kingshill Buckinghamshire Remembers - Great Kingshill
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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1801887
1811989
18211247
18311457
18411481
18511541
18611653
18711792
18811803
18911765
19011728
19112134
19212151
19313238
1941N/A
19514974
19616428
197112393
19818832
19918597

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Hughenden   St Michael & All Angels   Baptisms   1560   1901   Yes,
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Hughenden   St Michael & All Angels   Marriages   1559   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Hughenden   St Michael & All Angels   Burials   1560   1901   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  
1LANEWRIGHTLACEYLACEY
2FELLOWWIDMERWESTWEST
3FELLOWEMASONJANESJANES
4RUSSELLTHEEDFREESMITH
5WRIGHTBURNHAMEVANSFREE
6STEVENSSMITHSMITHMASON
7FISHERHARRISPAGEWRIGHT
8WIDMOREJANESHUSSEYEVANS
9PRESTONWESTBIGGSDEAN
10WINCHDEANIVESIVES