Buckinghamshire Parishes

Bledlow Parish

Church: Holy Trinity

Hundred: Aylesbury

Poor Law District: Wycombe

Size (acres): 4169

Easting & Northing: 477202

Grid Ref SP770020 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Maps

AYLESBURY HUNDRED from Sheahan 1861: The division of Buckinghamshire now known as the hundred of Aylesbury is formed by the union of the three ancient hundreds of Elesberie (Aylesbury), Risberge, (Risborough), and Stane, (Stone), and still retains the formally the appelation of the "Three Hundreds

Bledlow

Bledlow is a conservation village and thus retains much of its original pattern. It now includes the hamlets of Skittle Green, Forty Green, Holly Green and Pitch Green all of which lie north of the busy B4009, the Lower Icknield Way. Though the origins of the village can be traced to the 10th centu

Bledlow

Description of Bledlow from Kelly's Directory 1883

Bledlow

Bledlow Station was opened at the beginning of 1864. The first Station Master was Mr John Greenaway; his son kept the Seven Stars public house opposite and had seven children. The pub was quite small, so every night beds were set up in the station waiting room for some of the children and removed be

Bledlow

Bledlow with Bledlow-ridge Parish (Pop. 1,135) One Boarding School, in which about 4 females are educated at the expense of their parents. Three Sunday Schools, consisting of 64 males and 76 females, chiefly supported by the Vicar and his friends; there are also Eight Lace Schools, containing

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Map

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Bledlow

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Bledlow PARISH Holy Trinity
Shingles Fm NAMES name for Shimmell's Farm in 1826
Independent NON-CONFORMIST Church End. First Mentioned: 1820
Bledlow Cross PLACE within the parish
Callow Down PLACE within the parish
Common Leys PLACE within the parish
Drewells (lost) PLACE within the parish
Forty Green PLACE within the parish
Olive Green PLACE within the parish
Pitch Green PLACE within the parish
Shimmels PLACE within the parish
The Ford PLACE within the parish
The Lyde PLACE within the parish
Winnall PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Bledlow Workhouse Bledlow Workhouse
Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial in Church
Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial in Methodist Chapel
Church painting Church painting
Disused railway Disused railway
Explore Holy Trinity Church, Bledlow Explore Holy Trinity Church, Bledlow
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Bledlow Search The National Archives for Bledlow
Historical Statistics/Maps Historical Statistics/Maps

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Places Library

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Bledlow

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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1801917
1811931
18211050
18311135
18411205
18511202
18611189
18711170
18811070
1891978
1901854
1911954
1921879
1931925
1941N/A
19511679
19611871
19711984
19812134
19912000

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Bledlow   Holy Trinity   Baptisms   1590   1901   Yes,
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Bledlow   Holy Trinity   Marriages   1592   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Bledlow   Holy Trinity   Burials   1591   1901   Yes,
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Register Library

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Part:

Details: Bap: 1629-1706/07

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 134      Library Ref: PR50

     

Part:

Details: Bap: 1590, 1591, 1614-1623, 1631 (BTs) Mar: 1590-1812, 1835, 1838 Bur: 1590, 1591, 1614-1623, 1631 (BTs) W H Challen

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 128      Library Ref: PR87

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1754-1839 N G Chorlton

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 228      Library Ref: PR149

     

Part:

Details: Bur: 1813-1840

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 90      Library Ref: PR200

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1592-1754 N G Chorlton

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 68      Library Ref: PR284

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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  
1STEVENSSTEVENSSMITHSTEVENS
2SMITHEUSTACEBROOKSSMITH
3SALESALESTEVENSBROOKS
4COSTARDTRIPPBRITNELLSALE
5RAUNCEPRATTAVERYBRITNELL
6TOWNEHOLTKEENPRATT
7BIGGESMITHALLENGOMME
8STEEVENSTURNERFOLLEYAVERY
9CLARKEHARRISWHITEEUSTACE
10RANCEGOMMEGOMMEKEEN