Buckinghamshire Parishes

Fingest Parish

Church: St Bartholomew

Hundred: Desborough

Poor Law District: Wycombe

Size (acres): 1285

Easting & Northing: 477191

Grid Ref SU770910 Click to see map

Articles

 

Article Title

Category

Maps

DESBOROUGH HUNDRED from Sheahan, 1861: The Hundred of Desborough (anciently Dvetenberg and Dustenburgh), situated in the south-western extremity of the county, contains 52,370 acres and is bounded on the S. by the river Thames, which divides it from Berkshire; on on the E. and N.E. by hundred of B

Fingest

Description of Fingest from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.  

Fingest

Fingest is a huddle of houses centred around the Norman church with its unusual saddle-back roofed tower. No doubt this community came into being here because of the several springs which are still around, which would have been a convenient supply of water.

Fingest

Fingest Parish (Pop. 340) Three Daily Schools, in which are collectively 36 males and 19 females; one is endowed by the Rev. Francis Edmonds, for the education of 6 males and 6 females, the rest of the children are paid for by their parents. One Sunday School, consisting of 80 males and 108 fe

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Map

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Fingest

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Fingest PARISH St Bartholomew
Mozzells NAMES name for Muzwell in 1825
Bolter End PLACE within the parish
Cadmore End (Part) PLACE within the parish
Ditchfield (Part) PLACE within the parish
Hanover Hill PLACE within the parish
Lane End (Part) PLACE within the parish
Moor Common (Part) PLACE within the parish
Muzwell (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Wheeler End (Part) PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Church History Church History
Search The National Archives for Fingest Search The National Archives for Fingest
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass

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Photographs

 

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Places Library

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Fingest

Part: The Chilterns & the Thames Valley -- Illustrated, maps, index. 282pp S E Winbolt 1932

Weight (grams): 342      Library Ref: BP432

Fingest

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
1801316
1811303
1821295
1831340
1841379
1851387
1861352
1871337
1881333
1891364
1901367
1911334
1921353
1931436
1941N/A
19511908
19612063
19713080
19813824
19913652

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
End
Date  
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Fingest   St Bartholomew   Baptisms   1600   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Fingest   St Bartholomew   Marriages   1600   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Fingest   St Bartholomew   Burials   1600   1901   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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Part:

Details: Bap: 1607-1841 Mar: 1607-1837 Bur: 1607-1841 Oxon FHS1994

Size: (3 mfc).      Weight (grams): 34      Library Ref: PR16

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1607-1812 T Gurney Ext from Bucks PRs, Marriages Vol 6 Phillimore1910

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 66      Library Ref: PR332

     

Part:

Details: Bap: 1813-1841 Mar: 1813-1836 Bur: 1813-1841

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 76      Library Ref: PR59

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

Surnames

These were extracted from our own records and presented as a guide.

PositionBefore 1700   18th Century   19th Century   Overall Surnames  
1DEANEPLUMRIDGEPLUMRIDGEPLUMRIDGE
2PLUMRIDGEBARLOWOXLADEBARLOW
3BARLOWMOLEBARLOWOXLADE
4FERRERSOXLADEPLUMERIDGEMOLE
5PLOMRIDGECUTLERHOBBSTYLER
6WESTWESTDRUCESTEVENS
7STEVENSGIBBSTYLERWEST
8RIDERROCKALLTAYLORDEANE
9MOLETYLERSTEVENSHOBBS
10KEENERIDERSMITHTAYLOR