Buckinghamshire Parishes

Ashendon Parish

Church: St Mary

Hundred: Ashendon

Poor Law District: Aylesbury

Size (acres): 2128

Easting & Northing: 470214

Grid Ref SP700140 Click to see map

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Ashendon

Ashenden is a parish in Ashenden hundred with a population in 1921 of 213 and is situated 9 miles to the west of Aylesbury.

Ashendon

Ashendon, which includes the tiny hamlets of Upper and Lower Pollicott, is a small, friendly village which has changed relatively little in living memory. Built high on a ridge, it has magnificent views across the Vale of Aylesbury, particularly from the grounds of the 12th century church. The stone

Ashendon

Ashendon (with Pollicot) Parish (Pop. 368)

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.

Ashendon

Until just before the First World War, Ashendon was a completely agricultural village. About that time, the first farmworker broke away from that way of life to work on the railway, and this caused a stir.

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Ashendon

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Ashendon PARISH St Mary
Assedone NAMES name for Ashendon in Domesday Book in 1086
Assedune NAMES name for Ashendon in Domesday Book in 1086
Asshyngdon NAMES name for Ashendon in 1546
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: ?. Recorded 1851 Religious census
Hill PLACE within the parish
Pollicot PLACE within the parish
Watbridge PLACE within the parish

 

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Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Village Site Village Site
Search The National Archives for Ashendon Search The National Archives for Ashendon
Historical Statistics/Maps Historical Statistics/Maps
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass

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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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1801248
1811319
1821339
1831368
1841312
1851290
1861325
1871274
1881237
1891199
1901212
1911227
1921213
1931200
1941N/A
1951167
1961204
1971191
1981212
1991236

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
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Ashendon   St Mary   Baptisms   1590   1906   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Ashendon   St Mary   Marriages   1590   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Ashendon   St Mary   Burials   1590   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Register Library

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St Mary

Part:

Details: Bap: 1590-1901 Mar: 1590-1901 Banns: 1796-1901 Bur: 1590-1901 With Index Bucks FHS Bucks FHS2004

Size: A5      Weight (grams): 166      Library Ref: PR247

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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  
1RICEEWERSEWERSEWERS
2BAMPTONSMITHCHERRYCHERRY
3TURNERROSEEDWARDSSMITH
4AMANHUMPHREYMUNDAYEDWARDS
5ROWLESNORRISSMITHMUNDAY
6JOHNSONBAMPTONFIGGFIGG
7ADAMSHUMPHREYSWHEELERWHEELER
8LEVERETTGREENSAUNDERSSAUNDERS
9HORTONEGLETONCHURCHILLTACK
10EGGLETONBATESBETTSBAMPTON