Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Hambleden Parish

Church: St Mary

Hundred: Desborough

Poor Law District: Wycombe

Size (acres): 6598

Easting & Northing: 478186

Grid Ref SU780860 Click to see map

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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

Hambleden

It was the Danes in the 9th century who first settled in the valley, discovering it as they travelled up the Thames. They are thought to have named the place from two words 'shire' and 'meeting place'.

Hambleden

Description of Hambledon from Sheahan, 1861.

Hambleden

A neighbour, aged eighty-seven, who has lived in Hambleden all his life, tells me that when he was fourteen years of age he worked as gardener's boy at the Rectory. He disliked most the days when he had to 'Go Tag'. This meant that he was roped to the front of the lawnmower which he had to pull acro

Hambleden

Hambleden Mill today stands sentinel on a backwater of the river Thames at the entrance to the beautiful Hambleden Valley, as it did when recorded in the Domesday Book. It remained a working mill until 1958 and, although recently converted into modern flats, the exterior appearance has been retained

Hambleden

Hambledon Parish (Pop. 1,357) Three Infant Schools, in which about 60 children of both sexes are instructed at the expense of the parents.

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Hambleden
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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Hambleden PARISH St Mary
Beakers NAMES name for Bacers in 1766
Burrough Craft NAMES name for Burrow in 1680
Chisbeach NAMES name for Chisbridge in 1766
Chisbidge NAMES name for Chisbridge in 1825
Coldthorpe NAMES name for Colstrope in 1826
Collmanstrop NAMES name for Colstrope in 1634
Coltthorp NAMES name for Colstrope in 1797
Ewden NAMES name for Yewden in 1546
Freeth NAMES name for Frieth in 1766
Greneland NAMES name for Greenlands in 1546
Hanbledene NAMES name for Hambleden in Domesday Book in 1086
Hottons NAMES name for Hutton's Farm in 1826
Howgrounde NAMES name for Howe Wood in 1545
Permere NAMES name for Parmoor in 1509
Pinets NAMES name for Poynatts in 1766
Pinots NAMES name for Porynatts in 1826
Scermit NAMES name for Skirmett in 1797
Scirmet NAMES name for Skirmett in 1826
Skirmitt NAMES name for Skirmett in 1825
Congregational/URC NON-CONFORMIST Pheasant's Hill. First Mentioned: 1807
Bacres PLACE within the parish
Burrows PLACE within the parish
Chisbridge PLACE within the parish
Colstrope PLACE within the parish
Frieth PLACE within the parish
Greenlands PLACE within the parish
Howe Wood PLACE within the parish
Luxters PLACE within the parish
Mill End PLACE within the parish
Moor Common (Part) PLACE within the parish
Parmoor PLACE within the parish
Pheasants PLACE within the parish
Pheasants Hill PLACE within the parish
Poynatts (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Rockwell End PLACE within the parish
Shogmoore PLACE within the parish
Skirmett PLACE within the parish
Spurgrove PLACE within the parish
Wooleys PLACE within the parish
Yewden Manor 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
Search The National Archives for Hambleden Search The National Archives for Hambleden

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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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18011074
18111110
18211281
18311357
18411241
18511365
18611464
18711461
18811502
18911557
19011517
19111367
19211351
19311331
1941N/A
19511508
19611508
19711465
19811385
19911436

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
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Date  
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Hambleden   St Mary   Baptisms   1566   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Hambleden   St Mary   Marriages   1567   1905   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Hambleden   St Mary   Burials   1566   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available

 

Surnames

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

PositionBefore 1700   18th Century   19th Century   Overall Surnames  
1DEANEROCKALLHOBBSHOBBS
2GRAYDENHAMGRAYGRAY
3LANEWHITECOKERDEANE
4ROCKALLHOBBSCOLLINSWHITE
5CARTERGRAYDEANECOKER
6SHARPDEANEBARLOWCOLLINS
7MUNDAYWALKERHIGGSSMITH
8SANDERSEASTSMITHBARLOW
9ROCKHOLLJONESWHITEDENHAM
10KEENESMITHHIGGINSJONES