Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Princes Risborough Parish

Church: St Mary

Hundred: Aylesbury

Poor Law District: Wycombe

Size (acres): 4697

Easting & Northing: 480203

Grid Ref SP800030 Click to see map

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AYLESBURY HUNDRED from Sheahan 1861: The division of Buckinghamshire now known as the hundred of Aylesbury is formed by the union of the three ancient hundreds of Elesberie (Aylesbury), Risberge, (Risborough), and Stane, (Stone), and still retains the formally the appelation of the "Three Hundreds

Transport

The first Great Western Railway to get to Aylesbury took a long route to get to London (Paddington) through Princes Risborough, High Wycombe, Bourne End and Maidenhead. Later in 1892, a shorter route to London was finished. This railway went through Wendover, Great Missenden, Amersham, Rickmansworth

Princes Risborough

Princes Risborough lies at the foot of the westward escarpment of the Chiltern Hills, in the Vale of Aylesbury. In 1086 it was called Ris(e)Berg, by 1130 altered to Risenberg, then Risebergh or Rysenberg, before the present day spelling. It is recorded that the manor of Princes Risborough was held b

Princes Risborough

Description of Princes Risborough from J.J. Sheahan, 1861.

Longwick

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

Longwick

Notes from Kelly’s Directory, 1903.

Lacey Green

Description of Lacey Green from J.J. Sheahan, 1861

Princes Risborough

Princes Risborough was a small market town of four or five streets when I first came to visit my great aunt in the year 1895. My aunt's farmhouse was in the High Street, with the barns and fields behind, and is now a jeweller's shop and coal office downstairs with a dentist in the rooms above. The o

Princes Risborough

Princes Risborough Parish (Pop. 2,122) Three Daily Schools, one contains 10 males and 20 females; one kept by a Baptist minister, 6 males; the other (commenced 1833), 24 males; all under instruction at the expense of their parents.

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Princes Risborough
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Princes Risborough PARISH St Mary
Darvars Hill NAMES name for Darvills Hill in 1826
Darvell Hill NAMES name for Darvills Hill in 1766
Leasey Green NAMES name for Lacey Green in 1766
Pryncyn Ryseborough NAMES name for Princes Risborough in 1509
Risebergh NAMES name for Risborough in Domesday Book in 1086
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Bell Street. First Mentioned: 1701. Present building 1804
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Longwick. First Mentioned: 1811
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Longwick. First Mentioned: ?
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1842
Weslyan NON-CONFORMIST Station Road. First Mentioned: 1835
Alscot PLACE within the parish
Balscott PLACE within the parish
Busketts PLACE within the parish
Coombs (Part) PLACE within the parish
Culverton PLACE within the parish
Darvills Hill PLACE within the parish
Flowers Bottom PLACE within the parish
Lacey Green PLACE within the parish
Longwick PLACE within the parish
Loosley Row PLACE within the parish
Shootacre PLACE within the parish
Speen PLACE within the parish
Summerleys PLACE within the parish
Turnip End PLACE within the parish
Walters Ash (Part) PLACE within the parish
Wardrobes PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - Baptist Chap Buckinghamshire Remembers - Baptist Chapel War Memorial
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Market House Buckinghamshire Remembers - Market House War Memorial
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Memorial Cot Buckinghamshire Remembers - Memorial Cottage War Memorial
Town History Town History
Town site Town site
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass St Teresa (RC)
Princes Risborough Town Guide Princes Risborough Town Guide
Search The National Archives for Princes+Risborough Search The National Archives for Princes Risborough
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Longwick Buckinghamshire Remembers - Longwick
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Loosley Row Buckinghamshire Remembers - Loosley Row
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Church Buckinghamshire Remembers - Church

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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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18011554
18111644
18211958
18312122
18412206
18512317
18612392
18712549
18812418
18912318
19012189
19112322
19212438
19312827
1941N/A
19513829
19616484
19717967
19817954
19917821

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
End
Date  
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Princes Risborough   Baptist, Upper Chapel   Baptisms   1796   1839   Yes,
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Yes,
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Princes Risborough   St Mary   Baptisms   1561   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Princes Risborough   St Mary   Marriages   1562   1909   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Princes Risborough   Baptist Upper Chapel   Burials   1860   1954   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Princes Risborough   St Mary   Burials   1561   1905   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  
1BOWLERLACEYLACEYBOWLER
2WADEBOWLERBOWLERLACEY
3HAWESBEDDALLSMITHSMITH
4LACEYBRISTOWROGERSWADE
5DOSSETTSTRATTONBASSSTRATTON
6BEDDALLWADEWILLIAMSHAWES
7MEADEBLICKGOMMEGOODCHILD
8BOLLERALLENWALKERBEDDALL
9LANEGOODCHILDLOOSLEYBRISTOW
10COKERSMITHPARSLOWWEST