Buckinghamshire Parishes

Cheddington Parish

Church: St Giles

Hundred: Cottesloe

Poor Law District: Leighton Buzzard

Size (acres): 1429

Easting & Northing: 492217

Grid Ref SP920170 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Articles

What was happening - What was happening in BucksDescription of events from 150 years ago including a report of a race between Thomas BASS aged 77 years and Daniel JARVIS aged 75 years; 125 years ago reporting on the marriage of three sisters (daughters of Mr CHEER on the same day in 1873 and 100 ye

Cheddington

Cheddington of the early 1920s was a very different village from that of today. Then it was a very rural community comprised of not more than 200 houses. The largest of these were the Rectory, Manor House, White House and the farms. There were very few detached houses and the rest were terraced cott

Cheddington

Cheddington Parish (Pop. 375) One Daily School, in which are 6 males. One Sunday School, with 45 children of both sexes; supported by voluntary contributions, and commenced since 1818. ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

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

Cheddington

Description of Cheddington from Sheahan, 1861

Cheddington

Local words Hommocks along: walks in heavy boots with lumps of mud attached Clapered: very dirty, muddy Thragged: loaded Sawny or gallus: stupid Ceach: scoop of water Sotchel along: walk along dragging the feet Spraggle about: walk awkwardly Lichup: lazy or walk slowly Pottle measure

Publications

We have published the historic records of Cheddington Schools, The National & The Lady Rosebery Infants. The CD includes indexed images of log books, admission registers, examination schedules and HMI reports. Details for ordering can be found in the on-line shop here

Some articles will only be available to our members.

Map

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Cheddington

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Cheddington PARISH St Giles
Cetedene NAMES name for Cheddington in Domesday Book in 1086
Cetedone NAMES name for Cheddington in Domesday Book in 1086
Cetendone NAMES name for Cheddington in Domesday Book in 1086
Chedingden NAMES name for Cheddington in 1511
Chedyngton NAMES name for Cheddington in 1535, 1545
Chedynton NAMES name for Cheddington in 1535
Chetington NAMES name for Cheddington in 1526
Chiddyngton NAMES name for Cheddington in 1537
Shedyngton NAMES name for Cheddington in 1535
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1839. By 1860 combined with Baptists
Ivinghoe (Part) PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - Cheddington Buckinghamshire Remembers - Cheddington Church
Cheddington Village War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - Cheddington Village War Memorial
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Village History Village History
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Cheddington Search The National Archives for Cheddington

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Photographs

 

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Places Library

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Cheddington

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..

Note
1801273
1811301
1821341
1831375
1841439
1851508
1861628
1871745
1881744
1891654
1901580
1911547
1921539
1931533
1941N/A
1951520
1961655
19711050
19811450
19911692

There was no census in 1941.

Records

If members wish to borrow any item please make a note of the size, weight & reference and contact the Parish Librarian

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
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Date  
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Cheddington   St Giles   Baptisms   1539   1922   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Cheddington   St Giles   Marriages   1556   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Cheddington   St Giles   Burials   1556   1923   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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In the size section mfc means microfiche while A5 and A4 are paper sizes. CD is a Compact Disc.  

Register Library

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St Giles

Part:

Details: Index only Bucks FHS Bucks FHS2005

Size: A5      Weight (grams): 70      Library Ref: PR422

St Giles

Part:

Details: Bap: 1539-1901 Bucks FHS Bucks FHS2005

Size: A5      Weight (grams): 120      Library Ref: PR423

St Giles

Part:

Details: Mar: 1556-1901 Banns: 1791-1901 Bucks FHS Bucks FHS2005

Size: A5      Weight (grams): 120      Library Ref: PR424

St Giles

Part:

Details: Bur: 1556-1901 Bucks FHS Bucks FHS2005

Size: A5      Weight (grams): 90      Library Ref: PR425

In the size section mfc means microfiche while A5 and A4 are paper sizes. CD is a Compact Disc.  

School Records Project

 

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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  
1HOWESNEWENSSTEVENSSTEVENS
2FOUNTAYNEBATESARCHERNEWENS
3SEAREGLENISTERSEABROOKSEABROOK
4SEABROOKEJENKINSTOMPKINSCUTLER
5HOWSEKIMPTONMILLINSARCHER
6STEVENSKYMPTONCUTLERTOMPKINS
7KIMPTONSTEVENSHEDGESMILLINS
8EVANSSEABROOKECHANDLERTOOLEY
9PARTRIDGESEAREEDWARDSSMITH
10PITKINTOOLEYGREENHEDGES