Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Westbury Parish

Church: St Augustine of Canterbury

Hundred: Buckingham

Poor Law District: Brackley

Size (acres): 2530

Easting & Northing: 462235

Grid Ref SP620650 Click to see map

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Westbury

Westbury is on the south side of the ridge between Brackley and Buckingham, above the river Great Ouse. There are about 350 people and 110 houses, stone cottages and farm houses, some fine stone barns, and modern houses. The church, built in the 12th and 13th centuries, is surrounded by a pleasant g

Westbury

Westbury Parish (Pop. 391) Two small Daily Schools, in which about 16 children of both sexes are instructed at the expense of their parents; and One Sunday School, in which 18 females receive instruction at the expense of Benjamin Price, Esq. ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

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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

Westbury

The village of Westbury, situated between the market towns of Brackley and Buckingham, saw a new squire installed just before Christmas 1902 when Sir Samuel Scott, MP for Marylebone, moved into Beachborough House. To celebrate the occasion Sir Samuel gave a house warming party for many of his friend

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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Westbury PARISH St Augustine of Canterbury
Westberie NAMES name for Westbury in Domesday Book in 1086

 

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Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
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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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1801308
1811320
1821345
1831391
1841471
1851458
1861379
1871419
1881417
1891357
1901302
1911287
1921236
1931213
1941N/A
1951245
1961287
1971303
1981307
1991318

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Westbury   St Augustine of Canterbury   Baptisms   1558   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Westbury   St Augustine of Canterbury   Marriages   1558   1903   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Westbury   St Augustine of Canterbury   Burials   1558   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  
1SHOWLERFRANKLINBEDDENFRANKLIN
2JAKEMANWALKERFRANKLINBEDDEN
3HARRISGIBBSRUSSELLMAKEPEACE
4WATTSPOLLARDMAKEPEACERUSSELL
5PRICEKINGWHITEHEADWALKER
6POLLARDPRICEJOHNSONWHITEHEAD
7CHAPMANMAYCOLLINGIBBS
8CROWHARRISWHITTONJOHNSON
9MINNGOLBYWALKERCOLLIN
10TURNERARISGIBBSWHITTON