Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Thornborough Parish

Church: St Mary the Virgin

Hundred: Buckingham

Poor Law District: Buckingham

Size (acres): 2392

Easting & Northing: 474233

Grid Ref SP740330 Click to see map

Articles

 

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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

Thornborough

Thornborough has been a farming community since before the Domesday Book, where it is recorded that in the manor there was land for 11 ploughs, or oxen teams, and a meadow for 4 ploughs. Thornborough parish had two large fields, East or Thornton Field, and West or Padbury Field, divided into strips

Thornborough

Thornborough Parish (Pop. 673) Two small Daily Schools, in which 7 boys and 5 girls are instructed at the expense of their parents. Three Sunday Schools, one with 35 males and 20 females, who attend the Established Church; another consists of 10 males and 20 females, attached to Wesleyan Metho

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

Thornborough

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

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Thornborough
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Thornborough PARISH St Mary the Virgin
Torneberge NAMES name for Thornborough in domesday Book in 1086
Tuiforde NAMES name for Twyford in Domesday Book in 1086
High Calvanist NON-CONFORMIST Lower End. First Mentioned: 1829. Converted for agricultural use
Independent NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1872
Weslyan NON-CONFORMIST Chapel Lane. First Mentioned: 1832. Converted to house
Coombs PLACE within the parish
Hatchetleys (lost) PLACE within the parish
Sheldspit (Fms) PLACE within the parish
Thornborough Mill PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
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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1801458
1811539
1821572
1831673
1841762
1851754
1861694
1871687
1881577
1891564
1901481
1911443
1921440
1931420
1941N/A
1951481
1961472
1971568
1981542
1991566

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
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Thornborough   St Mary the Virgin   Baptisms   1602   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Thornborough   St Mary the Virgin   Marriages   1602   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Thornborough   St Mary the Virgin   Burials   1602   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  
1POLLARDADAMSKINGKING
2ADAMSKINGRIDGWAYADAMS
3PURSELLRIDGWAYCAPELRIDGWAY
4ADDAMSSHOULERBROOKSBROOKS
5WOOLHEADFRENCHDILLOWCAPEL
6CARTERTURVEYCRANWELLCRANWELL
7FRENCHBROOKSMILLERDILLOW
8JEFFSADCOCKHOWARDMILLER
9LUCASMILLERSMITHSHOULER
10UNDERWOODPOLLARDCLARKSMITH