Buckinghamshire Parishes

Dorney Parish

Church: St James

Hundred: Burnham

Poor Law District: Eton

Size (acres): 1560

Easting & Northing: 493179

Grid Ref SU930790 Click to see map

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BURNHAM HUNDRED From Sheahan 1861: This is an oddly shaped division of the coulty, resembling in some degree a figure of eight with the lower section much narrower than the other.    

Dorney

In the very south of the county lies the village of Dorney, bounded by the river Thames, which used to flood the surrounding farmlands, turing it into an island. The manor of Dorney is named in the Domesday Book and was famous for its honey — hence the derivation of its name from the Saxon 'Is

Dorney

Dorney Parish (Pop. 268) Two Daily Schools, one (commenced 1826) contains 20 males and 30 females ; the other (commenced 1827), 17 of both sexes; supported by subscription and small payments from the children.

Dorney

Description of Dorney from Sheahan, 1861.

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Dorney

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Dorney PARISH St James
Dornei NAMES name for Dorney in Domesday Book in 1086
Jekingham NAMES name for Hicknaham in 1826
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: ?. Recorded in 1851 religious census
Hicknaham PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Victoria County History Victoria County History
Dorney Court Dorney Court
Search The National Archives for Dorney Search The National Archives for Dorney
Buckinghamshire Remembers - St James the Less Buckinghamshire Remembers - St James the Less
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass

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Photographs

 

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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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1801190
1811247
1821279
1831268
1841324
1851355
1861367
1871374
1881319
1891401
1901358
1911262
1921273
1931398
1941N/A
1951660
1961805
1971835
1981766
1991734

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
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Date  
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Dorney   St James   Baptisms   1760   1903   Yes,
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Yes,
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Dorney   St James   Marriages   1540   1837   Yes,
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Yes,
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Dorney   St James   Marriages   1837   1909   Yes,
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Yes,
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Dorney   St James   Burials   1726   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Register Library

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Part:

Details: Mar: 1538-1812 (Gap) T Gurney Ext from Bucks PRs, Marriages Vol 5 Phillimore1909

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 62      Library Ref: PR318

     

Part:

Details: Bap: 1726-1850 Bur: 1726-1900 I Bamford

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 320      Library Ref: PR319

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1813-1837 A Hillier

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 64      Library Ref: PR320

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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  
1CARTERSEDDINGBUNCEBUNCE
2NORRISWEBBWHITEWHITE
3FEILDSTEVENSMIDDLETONMIDDLETON
4FINCHPALMERHAWKINSDELL
5GOLDWYNCOXNORTHSEDDING
6FOSTERDELLNEWELLMARTIN
7WEBBEMASONMARTINWALKER
8WEBBMIDDLETONWALKERPALMER
9HOWWALKERTARRANTPERRYMAN
10COXEGIRDENSHRIMPTONHAWKINS