Buckinghamshire Parishes

Great Horwood Parish

Church: St James

Hundred: Cottesloe

Poor Law District: Winslow

Size (acres): 3271

Easting & Northing: 477231

Grid Ref SP770310 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Great Horwood

Great Horwood Parish (Pop. 610) Three Daily Schools; One contains 26 males, supported by subscription The other two, 26 males and 8 females, who are instructed at the expense of their parents

Great Horwood

As early as 792 A.D. there is a reference to '10 dwellings in the wood called Horwudu'. Our church of St James is of Norman origin being rather special in the fact that the tower is topped by a Norman 'helmet'.

Great Horwood

Description of Great Horwood from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.

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Great Horwood

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Great Horwood PARISH St James
Harwod NAMES name for Horwood in 1509
Harwood NAMES name for Horwood in 1766
Hereworde NAMES name for Horwood Domesday Book in 1086
Herwood NAMES name for Horwood in 1535
Horroda NAMES name for Horwood in 1512
Rodymore Hill NAMES name for Roddimore in 1756
Shinglesborough NAMES name for Singleborough in 1510
Shucklow NAMES name for Warren Farm in 1766
Shucklow Warren NAMES name for Warren Farm in 1826
Sincleberia NAMES name for Singleborough in Domesday Book in 1086
Synkleborow NAMES name for Singleborough in 1520
Congregational NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1819
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1875
Greenway Farm PLACE within the parish
Norbury Coppice PLACE within the parish
Roddimore (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Singleborough PLACE within the parish
Six Lords Inn PLACE within the parish
Warren Farm PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Victoria County History Victoria County History
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..

Note
1801537
1811581
1821688
1831720
1841712
1851834
1861846
1871866
1881712
1891639
1901554
1911584
1921509
1931526
1941N/A
1951715
1961596
19711047
1981973
1991980

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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Great Horwood   St James   Baptisms   1600   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Great Horwood   St James   Marriages   1591   1909   Yes,
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Yes,
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Great Horwood   St James   Burials   1599   1862   Yes,
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Yes,
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Register Library

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Part:

Details: Mar: 1754-1837 N G Chorlton

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 174      Library Ref: PR345

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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  
1VARNEYHARRUPMARKSKING
2COOPERKINGKINGMARKS
3DURRANTCOOPERRIDGWAYRIDGWAY
4CARTERVERNEYVICCARSHARRUP
5HOBBSBRADBURYHARRUPVARNEY
6FOSKETTHOBBSHALLHOBBS
7SEAREBRADBERYSMITHCOOPER
8KINGSHORTMUNDAYBRADBURY
9BUTCHERCARTERYOUNGVICCARS
10FOSKETWILLIATTJONESHALL