Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Stowe Parish

Church: The Assumption of St Mary the Virgin

Hundred: Buckingham

Poor Law District: Buckingham

Size (acres): 3304

Easting & Northing: 467237

Grid Ref SP670370 Click to see map

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Buckingham

Is the county-town; it is situated in a valley, on a dry gravelly soil, surrounded on all sides, except the North by the Ouze, over which it has three stone bridges. It is distant 57 miles North West of London, and is bounded on the West by Tingwick and Ratclifte, North by Moreton, North East by Tho

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Stowe

Dadford is a very small village, surrounded by large areas of farmland. To the north we have the famous Silverstone Motor Racing Circuit which has approximately 2/3rds of its area in Bucks and was the the R.A.F. home for Wellingtons in the Second World War.

Stowe

Stowe Parish (Pop. 490) One Day and Sunday School, in which 50 children of both sexes are educated, provided with breakfast and dinner on Sundays, and annually clothed at the sole expenses of her Grace the Duchess of Buckingham and Chandos. ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

Maps

BUCKINGHAM HUNDRED From Sheahan 1861: The hundred of Buckingham, which is situated on the north-western verge of the county, is bounded on the N. and N.E. by Nothamptionshire; on the E. by the hundreds of Newport and Cottesloe; on the S and S.E. by Ashendon hundred; and on the W. by the county of

Radclive cum Chackmore

Chackmore is a little village off Stowe Avenue. In its centre is an elm tree, of which this saying has been handed down for generations:— 'if no baby is born in the village during a year the tree will fall down'. It still stands!

Stowe

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

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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Stowe PARISH The Assumption of St Mary the Virgin
Dodford NAMES name for Dadford in 1540
Landport NAMES name for Lamport in Domesday Book in 1086
Lanport NAMES name for Lamport in Domesday Book in 1086
Stou NAMES name for Stowe in Domesday Book in 1086
Boycott PLACE within the parish
Dadford PLACE within the parish
Lamport PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Archeology of Stowe Archeology of Stowe
Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
History of Stowe History of Stowe
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Stowe Search The National Archives for Stowe

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Photographs

 

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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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1801327
1811395
1821478
1831500
1841415
1851359
1861370
1871375
1881346
1891318
1901252
1911258
1921193
1931308
1941N/A
1951315
1961324
1971979
1981313
1991867

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
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Date  
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Stowe   The Assumption of SMV   Baptisms   1569   1879   Yes,
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Yes,
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Stowe   The Assumption of St Mary the Virgin   Marriages   1570   1837   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Stowe   The Assumption of St Mary the Virgin   Burials   1813   1903   Not available   Yes,
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Stowe   The Assumption of St Mary the Virgin   Burials   1695   1812   Yes,
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Yes,
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Stowe   The Assumption of St Mary the Virgin   Burials   1570   1791   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  
1KEYGEORGEVARNEYVARNEY
2SPATCHERBENNETTALDERMANALDERMAN
3GOODMANSMITHHOLLANDBENNETT
4JEFFESLANGTONBENNETTHOLLAND
5HICKMANTURPINSTOKESGEORGE
6GLOVERHOLLANDSAXBYSTOKES
7DAYRELLDAYRELLHARRISTURPIN
8DAIRELLSPATCHERWILKINSHARRIS
9CLAREVARNEYNEWMANSAXBY
10BUTLERKINGTURPINNEWMAN