Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Winslow Parish

Church: St Laurence

Hundred: Cottesloe

Poor Law District: Winslow

Size (acres): 1920

Easting & Northing: 476227

Grid Ref SP760270 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Requested Searches

This is an extract from the records of the Winslow Workhouse. The transcription is unchecked and any data obtained from searches should be treated as such. The Society is grateful to Jenny Peel for permission to make this transcription available.

Winslow

The Mercian King Offa had a palace and chapel in Winslow, and he conceived the idea of founding a monastery and endowing it to the Manor of Winslow. The Domesday Survey of 1086 notes Wineslai as part of the possession of St Albans Abbey, with the Abbot as Lord of the Manor. In 1235 King Henry III au

Winslow

Winslow Parish (Pop. 1,290) One Daily School, endowed with property amounting to 30/. per annum.   In this School, 12 males receive gratuitous instruction, and 8 others pay a small sum weekly.

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

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

Poor and Workhouses

These notes are a selection from the research carried out by Jenny Peel when she researched the Winslow Workhouse Records. Thanks to Jenny for allowing the Society to publish her work.

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Map

The maps facility has been disabled due to a technical issue. The maps will be restored in due course. Please accept our appologies.

Winslow
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Winslow PARISH St Laurence
Weneslai NAMES name for Winslow in Domesday in 1086
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Baptist Tabernacle, High Street. First Mentioned: 1864
General Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Keach's Meeting House. First Mentioned: 1654. Built 1695
Independent NON-CONFORMIST Horn Street. First Mentioned: 1816. Rebuilt 1829.1885
Shipton PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Disused railway Disused railway
St Laurence Church St Laurence Church
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Village History Village History
Winslow Road disused railway Winslow Road disused railway
Search The National Archives for Winslow Search The National Archives for Winslow
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Congregational Buckinghamshire Remembers - Congregational
Winslow History Winslow History
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass

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Photographs

 

Photographs in our Gallery Photographs in our Gallery
Pictures in the Frith collection Pictures in the Frith collection

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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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18011101
18111222
18211222
18311290
18411434
18511889
18611890
18711826
18811663
18911704
19011703
19111698
19211532
19311539
1941N/A
19511520
19612072
19712477
19813178
19913870

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Date  
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Winslow   St Laurence   Baptisms   1560   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Winslow   St Laurence   Marriages   1560   1902   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Winslow   St Laurence   Burials   1560   1901   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  
1GLENISTERGIBBSWALKERWALKER
2SHELTONSEATONSMITHGIBBS
3NORMANBLAKEFRENCHSMITH
4MILLERGOODMANKINGSEATON
5HOGSONKINGHOLTKING
6STUTSBURIEBUDDVERNEYNORMAN
7UDDENMILLERWARNERFRENCH
8SPOONERNORMANSAVINGALLEN
9TOMLINEDENVICCARSSHELTON
10SEATONCOXROADSBUDD