Buckinghamshire Parishes

Farnham Royal Parish

Church: St Mary

Hundred: Burnham

Poor Law District: Eton

Size (acres): 1664

Easting & Northing: 496183

Grid Ref SU960830 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.    

Farnham Royal

The village is situated amid the leafiest lanes in south Bucks, but on a map made in Norman times it is shown as a hamlet called 'Sere'. Legend says that Merlin, King Arthur's seer, rested here on his journeys to and from Camelot. There is a well in the village which  still bears hi

Farnham Royal

Farnham Royal Parish (including part of Salt Hill) (Pop. 777) Two Day and Sunday Schools, attended by 56 males and 28 females daily, and 39 males and 36 females on Sundays, supported by subscription and small weekly payments from the children. Rooms were built for the above Schools by subscriptio

Farnham Royal

Farnham Common lies in the parish of Farnham Royal. It covers an area of some 2.5 miles and has a population of approximately 6,000. Farnham Royal was the main village with its church of St Mary's, shops, cottages and village pump situated in the centre junction of the cross roads. Farnham Common w

Farnham Royal

Description of Farnham Royal from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.  

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Farnham Royal

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Farnham Royal PARISH St Mary
Farnam Vardon NAMES name for Farnham Royal in 1532
Farnehame Ryall NAMES name for Farnham Royal in 1535
Ferneham NAMES name for Farnham in Domesday Book in 1086
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1829. Later church hall
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1849. Rebuilt 1867
Salt Hill (Part) PLACE within the parish
Seer Green PLACE hamlet in parish until 1847

 

Links

 

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Victoria County History Victoria County History
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Search The National Archives for Farnham+Royal Search The National Archives for Farnham Royal
Buckinghamshire Remembers - St Mary the Virgin Buckinghamshire Remembers - St Mary the Virgin
Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
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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1801550
1811624
1821686
1831777
1841792
1851787
1861817
1871884
18811042
18911053
19011162
19111632
19211551
19311656
1941N/A
19512571
19613563
1971N/A
19814867
19915172

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Farnham Royal   St Mary   Baptisms   1635   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Farnham Royal   St Mary   Marriages   1600   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Farnham Royal   St Mary   Burials   1635   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Register Library

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Part:

Details: Mar: 1754-1794, 1799-1812 B Larkworthy

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 98      Library Ref: PR331

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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  
1WALTERCOOKWHEELERWILLIAMSON
2PARKERWILLIAMSONWILLIAMSONHUGHES
3GRYMSDALLROBINSONBROWNROBINSON
4GRYMSDALEHUGHESHILLWHEELER
5KINGHAMPERRYMANHUGHESCOOK
6BARTONSTEVENSDEVONSHIREBROWN
7CRANWELLNORMANJAMESHILL
8ROBINSONCRANWELLBOWLERDEVONSHIRE
9PERRYMANLANGTONCOXBOWLER
10INGLEWALTERPUSEYPUSEY