Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Whitchurch Parish

Church: St John the Evangelist

Hundred: Cottesloe

Poor Law District: Aylesbury

Size (acres): 1717

Easting & Northing: 480220

Grid Ref SP800200 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Whitchurch

Ours is a most friendly village where many human needs are supplied by a baker, builder, grocer, post office, hairdresser, several pubs, a doctor and of course a vicar. In the past there were even more tradesmen including a blacksmith, coalman and a shoemaker who worked with both hands and a mouth f

Whitchurch

Whitchurch Parish (Pop. 928) Three Daily Schools, containing 45 males and 41 females, whose instruction is paid for by their parents; One Sunday School, of the Methodist persuasion, in which 28 males and 36 females are gratuitously instructed. ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

Maps

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

Books For Download

A Concise History of Amersham 1887 An almanack produced by E.Thos.King who was 'Chemist and Printer' at the Amersham Pharmacy. From the Society collection of 'Bucks Places' Chronicles of Whitchurch 1909 The events taking place in Whitchurch from BC59 to 1907. Includes lists of v

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Map

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Whitchurch
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Whitchurch PARISH St John the Evangelist
Wicherce NAMES name for Whitchurch in Domesday Book in 1086
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1841
Weslyan NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1808. Built 1844 to replace earlier chapel
Bolebec Castle PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Search The National Archives for Whitchurch Search The National Archives for Whitchurch
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Whitchurch Methodist Chapel Buckinghamshire Remembers - Whitchurch Methodist Chapel
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass

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Photographs

 

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Pictures in the Frith collection Pictures in the Frith collection
Photos of Whitchurch

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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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1801646
1811714
1821845
1831928
1841930
1851915
1861884
1871799
1881725
1891709
1901619
1911625
1921635
1931570
1941N/A
1951609
1961780
1971729
1981737
1991741

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Whitchurch   St John the Evangelist   Baptisms   1575   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Whitchurch   St John the Evangelist   Marriages   1575   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Whitchurch   St John the Evangelist   Burials   1575   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  
1INGRAMRICKARDRICKARDRICKARD
2EMARTONCHESHIRECHESHIRECHESHIRE
3CHESHIRESTONEDICKENSGRACE
4COVENTRYGREENGRACEDICKENS
5BEALEGRACEADAMSADAMS
6EDMUNDSBULLWELCHWELCH
7RICKARDINGRAMSHUFFILLSHUFFILL
8RAYTOOGOODCOOKDURLEY
9HARRISDURLEYKIBBLEGOWER
10GREENEFINCHERGOWERKIBBLE