Buckinghamshire Parishes

Waddesdon Parish

Church: St Michael and All Angels

Hundred: Ashendon

Poor Law District: Aylesbury

Size (acres): 5546

Easting & Northing: 474216

Grid Ref SP740160 Click to see map

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Waddesdon

Stone Age and Bronze Age tools discovered on or near Lodge Hill, are an indication that people in ancient times occupied the land now known as Waddesdon. Later when the countryside was divided into 'Hundreds' by the Anglo-Saxons, the Hundred of Waddesdon was one of the original portions of Buckingha

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Waddesdon

Waddesdon Parish (Pop. 1,454) One Daily School, containing 18 males, supported by a small endowment and an annual allowance of £3 by the Rector. Three Sunday Schools, one (commenced 1822), of 27 males and 23 females, who attend the Established Church; another consists of 72 males and 48

General

There are many ways to date an old photograph including identifying the photographer who took the picture and finding out when they were trading. This section lists Victorian and Edwardian photographers in Buckinghamshire including portrait and landscape photographers. The approximate dates for each

Maps

ASHENDON HUNDRED   From Sheahan in 1861: The three ancient hundreds, in Domesday Book denominated Essedene, Votesdon and Tichesele, were united in the present hundred of Ashendon popularly so called, but technically, The Three hundreds of Ashendon.

Waddesdon

Description of Waddesdon Parish, J. J. Sheahan, 1861

Waddesdon

I was born in 1892 a few years after the completion Waddesdon of Waddesdon Manor by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild. Many houses were built in Waddesdon village to house the estate workers. Some of the older villagers can still remember the special railway built to transport the stone up the hill for

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Waddesdon

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Waddesdon PARISH St Michael and All Angels
Beachington NAMES name for Beachendon in 1825
Bechenden NAMES name for Beachendon in 1500
Bechington NAMES name for Beachendon in 1525
Bichendone NAMES name for Beachendon in Domesday Book in 1086
Blacgrove NAMES name for Blackgrove in 1545
Cranewyll NAMES name for Cranwell in 1501
Etheroppe NAMES name for Eythrope in 1501
Ethrop NAMES name for Eythrope in 1528
Heythorpe NAMES name for Eythrope in 1535
Votesdone NAMES name for Waddesdon in Domesday Book in 1086
Wodeston NAMES name for Waddesdon in 1509
Wotesdon NAMES name for Waddesdon in 1755
Wottesdon NAMES name for Waddesdon in 1512
Strict Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Waddesdon Hill. First Mentioned: 1788. Chapel built 1792
Weslyan NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1805. Replaced converted to Sunday School
Beachendon (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Blackgrove PLACE within the parish
Cranwell PLACE within the parish
Eythrope PLACE within the parish
Fleet Marston PLACE within the parish
Littleton Manor PLACE within the parish
Quarrendon PLACE within the parish
Sheepcothill Wood PLACE within the parish
Warmstone PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial in church
Waddesdon Hill Baptist Church (disused) Waddesdon Hill Baptist Church (disused)
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Waddesdon Search The National Archives for Waddesdon
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wesleyan Methodist Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wesleyan Methodist

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Photographs

 

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Places Library

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Waddesdon, inc. Westcott

Part: Waddesdon's Golden Years 1874-1925 -- Illustrated, Map, No Index 170pp N Carr & I Gurney 1996

Weight (grams): 840      Library Ref: BP530

Waddesdon

Part: Buckinghamshire Curiosities -- Includes articles on 63 places, Illustrated 124pp J Lucas

Weight (grams): 280      Library Ref: BP531

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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18011000
18111020
18211327
18311454
18411408
18511439
18611470
18711505
18811375
18911637
19011547
19111569
19211439
19311294
1941N/A
19511484
19611583
19711710
19811644
19911792

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Waddesdon   St Michael & All Angels   Baptisms   1541   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Waddesdon   St Michael & All Angels   Marriages   1538   1905   Yes,
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Yes,
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Waddesdon   St Michael & All Angels   Burials   1735   1901   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  
1ADAMSALLENCRIPPSCRIPPS
2BECKEGREENSAUNDERSSAUNDERS
3RICECRAKERHOLLANDHOLLAND
4GREENESAUNDERSTAYLORTAYLOR
5GRIFFINRICEFOWLERCANNON
6MAYNEGRIFFINCANNONALLEN
7EDWARDSHOLLANDEVANSFOWLER
8BROWNEADDAMSCOPCUTTEVANS
9TURPINBECKDORMERCOPCUTT
10FUNGEADAMSBISWELLSOUTHAM