Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Pitstone Parish

Church: St Mary

Hundred: Cottesloe

Poor Law District: Berkhampstead

Size (acres): 1655

Easting & Northing: 494214

Grid Ref SP940140 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Pitstone

Pitstone Parish (Pop. 436) Two Sunday Schools, both supported by voluntary contributions; in one are 55 children of both sexes, who attend the Established Church; the other (commenced 1833) appertains to Methodists, and consists of 8 children; most of the above children attend a straw-plait Schoo

Pitstone

Pitstone was a very small village until the advent of the Tunnel Cement Company in the late 1940s. The company quarries chalk from land to the south west of the village and uses it in the manufacture of cement. This provided employment and more houses were soon needed to house the influx of cement w

Maps

Cottesloe Hundred - description from Sheahan 1861 Cottesloe, Cotteslow, or Cotsloe hundred, comprises of the three old hundreds of Coteslai, Mureslai, and Elai. Its shape is most irregular, and its boundaries are formed by the hundred of Newport, and parts of Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire on the n

Pitstone

Description of Pitstone from J.J.Sheahan, 1861.

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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Pitstone PARISH St Mary
Pidlesthorne NAMES name for Pitstone in 1743
Pightlesthorn NAMES name for Pitstone in 1826
Pightlesthorne NAMES name for Pitstone in 1825
Pincelestorne NAMES name for Pitstone in Domesday Book in 1086
Pincenestorne NAMES name for Pitstone in Domesday Book in 1086
Pittelsthorne NAMES name for Pitstone in 1766
Pittleshorn NAMES name for Pitstone in 1526
Pychesthorne NAMES name for Pitstone in 1593
Pytcheleythorne NAMES name for Pitstone in 1536
Barley End PLACE within the parish
Duncombe End PLACE within the parish
Yardley (Fm) PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - Memorial Hal Buckinghamshire Remembers - Memorial Hall War Memorial
Pitstone Museum of Rural Life Pitstone Museum of Rural Life
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Pitstone Search The National Archives for Pitstone

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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
1801275
1811288
1821353
1831436
1841424
1851438
1861457
1871479
1881433
1891459
1901396
1911435
1921372
1931363
1941N/A
1951544
1961766
19711147
19811665
19911909

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
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Date  
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Pitstone   St Mary   Baptisms   1576   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Pitstone   St Mary   Marriages   1576   1919   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Pitstone   St Mary   Burials   1600   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  
1GLENISTERCOLLINSTOMPKINSTOMPKINS
2BREWERTOMPKINSJELLISCOLLINS
3NOARECOLLYERCOLLYERCOLLYER
4IVESSEABROOKCOLLINSJELLIS
5DURRANTGLENISTERWILLIAMSONGLENISTER
6SEARECOOKTREACHERWILLIAMSON
7BRIDGEWATERSMITHCOKERSEABROOK
8CRAWLEYFENNMESSENGERTREACHER
9DUNCOMBECOCKBRIDGEWATERLONDON
10SAWELLWAKEMANARCHERBRIDGEWATER