Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Soulbury Parish

Church: All Saints

Hundred: Cottesloe

Poor Law District: Leighton Buzzard

Size (acres): 4226

Easting & Northing: 488227

Grid Ref SP880270 Click to see map

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Soulbury

Soulbury overlooks the Ouzel Valley and consists of several half-timbered and thatched houses around a green, and an attractive church dating back to the 14th century. The village comprises of some 210 houses at present, the most notable of these being Lovetts Charity School House, built in 1724.

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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

Soulbury

Soulbury Parish (Pop. 578) One Charity School, of which Lady Lovett, together with the clergymen of Brickhill Stewkley, Stoke and Wing, are the trustees, containing, (as the overseers believe, the master refusing to make a return) from 20 to 30 charity boys, besides other day scholars and boarder

Soulbury

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

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Soulbury
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Soulbury PARISH All Saints
Braggenham NAMES name for Bragenham in 1500
Chelmscott NAMES name for Chelmscote in 1925
Chemscourt NAMES name for Chelmscote in 1825
Holedndone NAMES name for Hollingdon in Domesday Book in 1086
Hollington NAMES name for Hollingdoon in 1826
Holynden NAMES name for Hollingdon in 1500
Liscombe NAMES name for Liscomb in 1925
Lyscum NAMES name for Liscomb in 1766
Soleberie NAMES name for Soulbury in Domesday Book in 1086
Sulbury NAMES name for Soulbury in 1526 & 602
Wainscoat Farm NAMES name for Winscott
Weslyan NON-CONFORMIST Chapel Hill. First Mentioned: 1831. Later cottages.
Bragenham PLACE within the parish
Broad Oak PLACE within the parish
Chelmscote PLACE within the parish
Hollingdon PLACE within the parish
Liscomb PLACE within the parish
Rammemere PLACE within the parish
Winscott (Fm) PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Victoria County History Victoria County History
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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1801526
1811515
1821547
1831578
1841615
1851628
1861589
1871551
1881475
1891510
1901550
1911474
1921466
1931499
1941N/A
1951478
1961486
1971562
1981701
1991671

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
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Date  
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Soulbury   All Saints   Baptisms   1659   1666   Yes,
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Yes,
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Soulbury   Wesleyan Methodist   Baptisms   1816   1837   Yes,
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Yes,
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Soulbury   All Saints   Baptisms   1595   1883   Yes,
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Yes,
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Soulbury   All Saints   Marriages   1575   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Soulbury   All Saints   Burials   1624   1893   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available

 

Surnames

These were extracted from our own records and presented as a guide.

PositionBefore 1700   18th Century   19th Century   Overall Surnames  
1CHANDLERCHANDLERROBINSONCHANDLER
2TURNEYTAYLORORCHARDROBINSON
3ROGERSEDWINWHITINGTURNEY
4HOPKINSSTEVENSTURNEYROGERS
5STEVENSSMITHMEADTAYLOR
6COLLINSROGERSGURNEYSTEVENS
7TAYLORBEDFORDCORKETTORCHARD
8BUCKNERTAYLERWOOLHEADCOLLINS
9SMITHCOLLINSSTONEMEAD
10BUCKMASTERMEADGUESSSMITH