Buckinghamshire Parishes

Bledlow Ridge Parish

Church: St Paul

Hundred: Aylesbury

Poor Law District: Wycombe

Size (acres):

Easting & Northing: 479198

Grid Ref SP790980 Click to see map

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Bledlow Ridge

Bledlow Ridge is a long stretch of roadway that winds up a steep ascent from West Wycombe over the Chiltern Hills towards Oxfordshire. It is part of the ancient parish of Bledlow and gets a mention in the Domesday Book. The name means 'Bloody Hill' and commemorates a fierce battle between th

Bledlow Ridge

Description from Sheahan, 1861. With other notes.

Bledlow Ridge

At Bledlow Ridge forty years ago the dwellings were few and far between, often tucked away down a side lane, and the population was little more than four hundred. Cattle and sheep grazed serenely and safely on neat grass verges. It was a marvellously tidy place, conservation being practised more th

Bledlow Ridge

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, conta

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Bledlow Ridge

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Bledlow Ridge PARISH St Paul
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1834

 

Links

 

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Records

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Bledlow Ridge   St Paul   Baptisms   1868   1903   Yes,
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Bledlow Ridge   St Paul   Marriages   1868   1902   Yes,
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Bledlow Ridge   St Paul   Burials   1869   1903   Yes,
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Register Library

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St Paul

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Details: Bap: 1868-1901 Mar: - Bur: 1869-1901 Bucks FHS Bucks FHS2005

Size: A5      Weight (grams): 50      Library Ref: PR420

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Surnames

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PositionBefore 1700   18th Century   19th Century   Overall Surnames  
1CAREYRANCEBROOKSBROOKS
2SALEBUTLERSMITHSMITH
3WESTONSTYLEBRITNELLBRITNELL
4STONESTEVENSKEENKEEN
5SMITHBROOKSMARTINMARTIN
6RAUNCEBRITNELLEGGLETONEGGLETON
7RANCESMITHNEWELLNEWELL
8MALLERYHILLAVERYSTEVENS
9CLARKEMORRISFEASEYBUTLER
10BRAITHWAITNEWELLSTEVENSAVERY