Buckinghamshire Parishes

Wooburn Parish

Church: St Paul

Hundred: Desborough

Poor Law District: Wycombe

Size (acres): 3133

Easting & Northing: 490187

Grid Ref SU900870 Click to see map

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Wooburn

There were 42 entries in the 1900 telephone directory for Bourne End. Although Bourne End was just a part of Wooburn Parish (the parish is now called "Wooburn and Bourne End") it did have its own Telephone Exchange.

Wooburn

Little seems to be known of Wooburn prior to the Norman Conquest. The parish was at one time in two parts: Bishop's Wooburn and the Manor of Deyncourt. The Manor of Bishop's Wooburn was given as part of the endowment to the Bishopric of Lincoln between 1066 and 1100 and the Manor of Deyncourt was gi

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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

DESBOROUGH HUNDRED from Sheahan, 1861: The Hundred of Desborough (anciently Dvetenberg and Dustenburgh), situated in the south-western extremity of the county, contains 52,370 acres and is bounded on the S. by the river Thames, which divides it from Berkshire; on on the E. and N.E. by hundred of B

Transport

The first Great Western Railway to get to Aylesbury took a long route to get to London (Paddington) through Princes Risborough, High Wycombe, Bourne End and Maidenhead. Later in 1892, a shorter route to London was finished. This railway went through Wendover, Great Missenden, Amersham, Rickmansworth

Law and the Courts

23 January 1869 Marlow Samuel Andrews, William Woods, and Joseph Gardener pleaded guilty to the stealing of some Mistletoe from the trees of Mr T Lunnon of Bourne End, were ordered to pay 8s 1d each costs. 

General

This page documents postcard publishers in Buckinghamshire. There are many cards with no indication of who produced them. It appears anybody could produce postcards in their name. If you have details that can be added to the list, please email the web site administrator.

Wooburn

Pigot published directories through most of the 19th century. The following entries are in the 1830 edition of the directory for the parishes of Wooburn, Little Marlow and Hedsor.  

High Wycombe

Flackwell Heath, three miles from High Wycombe, stretching out in a long line of closely built houses on a spur of the Chiltern Hills, is now reputed to be the largest village in England. Yet it wasn't inhabited at all until the end of the 18 th century and then by a few hardy folk prepared to scrat

Lt Marlow

I started school when I was four years old at the Infant School in Flackwell Heath. We used to gather blackberries for the war effort to be made into jam or dyes. Later I moved from the Infant School down to Wooburn Church of England School and this meant a walk of over two miles through fields and

Wooburn

Wooburn Parish (Pop. 1,927) Five Daily Schools, two of which contain 70 males and 52 females. These Schools (to which lending Libraries are attached), are supported by subscription, aided by weekly payment of twopence from the parents with each child. The salaries are £35 per annum to the m

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Map

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Wooburn

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Wooburn PARISH St Paul
Beggars Hill NAMES name fo Berghers Hill in 1826
Bone End NAMES name for Bourne End in 1825
Brone End NAMES name for Bourne End in 1766
Hotspur NAMES name for Holtspur in 1797
Lede NAMES name for Lude in Domesday Book in 1086
Lewd NAMES name for Lude in 1825
Lide NAMES name for Lude in 1680
Lue Farm NAMES name for Lude in 1826
Lyde NAMES name for Lude in 1694, 1736
Obornes NAMES name for Wooburn in 1675
Waborne NAMES name for Wooburn in Domesday Book in 1086
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Wooburn Green. First Mentioned: 1845
Congregational NON-CONFORMIST Cores End. First Mentioned: 1658. Built 1804 replacing earlier buildings
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1811
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1811
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Wooburn Green. First Mentioned: 1832. Closed 1938
Strict Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Wycombe Lane, Wooburn Green. First Mentioned: 1836
Berghers Hill PLACE within the parish
Bourne End (Part) PLACE within the parish
Cores End PLACE within the parish
Deyncourt (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Eghams Green PLACE within the parish
Gloryhill (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Holtspur PLACE within the parish
Holtspur Bottom (Part) PLACE within the parish
Lillyfee (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Lude (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Northern Woods PLACE within the parish
Riding Lane PLACE within the parish
Wooburn Green PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Wooburn Search The National Archives for Wooburn
Bourne End website Bourne End Village Website
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Bourne End Buckinghamshire Remembers - Bourne End
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Cores End Congregational Buckinghamshire Remembers - Cores End Congregational
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wooburn Green War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wooburn Green War Memorial
Buckinghamshire Remembers - St Paul Buckinghamshire Remembers - St Paul
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wooburn Green Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wooburn Green - Soho Mills
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wooburn - Working Men's Club Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wooburn - Working Men's Club
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wooburn Green Old Cemetery Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wooburn Green Old Cemetery
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
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 Wooburn Town
Pictures in the Frith collection Wooburn Moor Pictures in the Frith collection Wooburn Moor
Pictures in the Frith collection Bourne End Pictures in the Frith collection Bourne End

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Places Library

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Holtspur

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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18011401
18111604
18211831
18311927
18411830
18512026
18612245
18712343
18812431
18912727
19013328
19114047
19214648
19314723
1941N/A
19515347
19617962
19719910
19819869
19919693

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Wooburn   St Paul   Baptisms   1600   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Wooburn   St Paul   Marriages   1600   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Wooburn   St Paul   Burials   1600   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Register Library

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Part:

Details: Mar: 1653-1812 T Gurney Ext from Bucks PRs, Marriages Vol 5 Phillimore

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 138      Library Ref: PR411

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1600-1848 Bucks FHS1996

Size: (3 mfc)      Weight (grams): 30      Library Ref: PR173

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1813-1848

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 124      Library Ref: PR21

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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  
1BECKBECKHOWARDHOWARD
2BROWNETURNERWHEELERWHEELER
3HARDINGCHURCHSMITHSMITH
4SANDERSHOWARDREEVESBECK
5PIERCELANEMARTINTURNER
6BAVENWEBBJONESMARTIN
7ROSEDEANWILLIAMSBROWN
8CRANERIDLEWINGROVEDEAN
9BUTTERFIELDBROWNHAWESREEVES
10FISSHERWRIGHTBUTLERWILLIAMS