Buckinghamshire Parishes

High Wycombe Parish

Church: All Saints

Hundred: Desborough

Poor Law District: Wycombe

Size (acres): 6395

Easting & Northing: 486193

Grid Ref SU860930 Click to see map

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Upstairs Downstairs Upstairs Downstairs (Clivedon)Upstairs/Downstairs Families: Alice de Rothschild, 1901 Census1901 Census Upstairs/Downstairs Families of Bucks – GILBEY1901 Census Upstairs/Downstairs Families of Bucks (ENO heiresses)Upstairs, Downstairs – The Life of a Domestic ServantMore Up

Shops & Towns

This is the list of Toy Dealers that are in Buckinghamshire in 1891.

General

There are many ways to date an old photograph including identifying the photographer who took the picture and finding out when they were trading. This section lists Victorian and Edwardian photographers in Buckinghamshire including portrait and landscape photographers. The approximate dates for ea

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

Transport

The first Great Western Railway to get to Aylesbury took a long route to get to London (Paddington) through Princes Risborough, High Wycombe, Bourne End and Maidenhead. Later in 1892, a shorter route to London was finished. This railway went through Wendover, Great Missenden, Amersham, Rickmansworth

Law and the Courts

Inquest On Tuesday an inquest was held in the parish of Wooburn, on view of the body of a poor man, named Stephen Hance, aged 68 years, a pauper of that parish, who was found dead the previous day in a barn of Mr.Andrews, of the Mother Red Cap public-house. Verdict - "Died by the visitation of

Shops & Towns

6th August 1842 High Wycombe, Storm On Wednesday afternoon this town was visited with a most violent and heavy storm, indeed such a one as even the oldest inhabitants cannot recollect before.

General

This page documents postcard publishers in Buckinghamshire. The list is split into two parts, firstly publishers in Bucks and secondly those outside Bucks (mainly national publishers which have produced local postcards).

Bucks History

First published in 1727, Daniel Defoe wrote a description of his travels through England. Here are the parts concerning Buckinghamshire

High Wycombe

Description of High Wycombe from Sheahan, 1861.

High Wycombe

I was born at High Wycombe and until I was about eight we lived at Vine Cottage on London Road. I remember being taken by my parents to my father's office, which was on the main road near Sweetlands, the photographer, to wave a Union Jack and to watch the procession celebrating the coronation of Kin

High Wycombe

HIGH WYCOMB is also called Chipping Wycomb, from cwm, a British word for valley. It is a large town, consisting of one great street, branching out into divers small ones It is full of good houses and inns, being a great thoroughfare from London to Oxford. It is twelve miles from Aylesbury, fourteen

High Wycombe

Chipping Wycombe or High Wycombe Borough and Parish (Pop. 6,299) Five Daily Schools, one of which is endowed for 30 boys between the age of 9 and 14, who are taught reading, writing and arithmetic; and as many in addition (whose parents belong to the Corporation) as choose to attend, are instruct

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High Wycombe

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
High Wycombe PARISH All Saints
Chepping Wycombe NAMES alternative name for High Wycombe
Cressicks NAMES name for Cressex in 1766
Crissex NAMES name for Cressex in 1826
Flakwell NAMES name for Flackwell Heath in 1537
Tarryers NAMES name for Terriers in 1714
Wicumbe NAMES name fo Wycombe in Domesday Book in 1086
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Wycombe Marsh. First Mentioned: 1857
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Loudwater. First Mentioned: 1893
Free Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Newland. First Mentioned: 1880
Independent NON-CONFORMIST Ebernezer Chapel/Trinity Chapel Easton St. First Mentioned: 1807. Rebuilt 1850
Independent NON-CONFORMIST Meeting House, Crendon Lane. First Mentioned: 1662. Built 1714
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Terriers. First Mentioned: 1895
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Westbourne Street/Deeds Grove. First Mentioned: 1878. Rebuilt1964
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Oak Mead Chapel,St Mary Street. First Mentioned: 1779
Particular Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Zion Chapel or New Land Chapel, Bridge St. First Mentioned: 1700. Rebuilt 1849
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Flackwell Heath. First Mentioned: 1839
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST White Hart Street. First Mentioned: 1875. Closed 1951
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Slater Street. First Mentioned: 1873
Primitive Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1832
Quaker NON-CONFORMIST Meeting House ,Crendon St/London Road. First Mentioned: before 1700. Rebuilt 1932
Salvation Army NON-CONFORMIST Frogmore. First Mentioned: before 1891
Strict Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Mount Zion Chapel. First Mentioned: 1832
Trinity Chapel NON-CONFORMIST Easton Street. First Mentioned: 1714. Chapel built 1850
Union Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Easton Street. First Mentioned: 1845
United Free Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Oxford Road. First Mentioned: 1863. Closed 1970
Weslyan NON-CONFORMIST Victoria Street. First Mentioned: 1882. Closed 1975
Weslyan NON-CONFORMIST London Road. First Mentioned: 1853. Rebuilt 1891
Weslyan Reform NON-CONFORMIST Ebernezer Chapel, Easton St. First Mentioned: 1851
Amersham Hill PLACE within the parish
Bassettsbury (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Beacon Hill PLACE within the parish
Bowden Mill PLACE within the parish
Crendon Lane PLACE within the parish
Cressex PLACE within the parish
Deangarden Wood PLACE within the parish
Fennells Wood PLACE within the parish
Flackwell Heath (Part) PLACE within the parish
Ginions Field (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Hazlemere (Part) PLACE within the parish
Huckdenden (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Knaves Beech PLACE within the parish
Loakes Hill PLACE within the parish
Newland PLACE within the parish
Newland PLACE within the parish
Oakridge (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Pann Mill PLACE within the parish
Temple Farm PLACE within the parish
Terriers PLACE within the parish
The Rye PLACE within the parish
Totteridge PLACE within the parish
Tylers Green (Part) PLACE within the parish
Winchbottom PLACE within the parish
Wycombe Marsh PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Buckinghamshire Remembers - High Wycombe Hospital War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - High Wycombe Hospital War Memorial
Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial at Terriers
Church history Church history
Goodearl Furniture in High Wycombe- Deed Goodearl Furniture in High Wycombe- Deeds
Goodearl Furniture in High Wycombe- West Goodearl Furniture in High Wycombe- West End Road
Judsons Street Directory 1875 Judsons Street Directory 1875
Newlands Meadow - High Wycombe Newlands Meadow - High Wycombe
Old Roads through High Wycombe Old Roads through High Wycombe
Properies in High Wycombe belonging to A Properies in High Wycombe belonging to All Souls College, Oxford in 1596
The Ancient Hospitals of High Wycombe The Ancient Hospitals of High Wycombe
Totteridge in the Temple Manor Court Rol Totteridge in the Temple Manor Court Rolls
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Water Mills of High Wycombe in the Domes Water Mills of High Wycombe in the Domesday Book
Wycombe Pubs 1750-1915 Wycombe Pubs 1750-1915
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass All Saints
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass St Andrew
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for High+Wycombe Search The National Archives for High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Flackwell Heath Buckinghamshire Remembers - Flackwell Heath
Buckinghamshire Remembers - All Saints Buckinghamshire Remembers - All Saints
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Cemetery Buckinghamshire Remembers - Cemetery
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Guildhall Buckinghamshire Remembers - Guildhall
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Royal Grammar School Buckinghamshire Remembers - Royal Grammar School
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Sorting Office Buckinghamshire Remembers - Sorting Office
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Desborough Road - St John Buckinghamshire Remembers - Desborough Road - St John
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Baptist Church Buckinghamshire Remembers - Baptist Church
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wesleyan Methodist Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wesleyan Methodist
Buckinghamshire Remembers - White Hart Street Buckinghamshire Remembers - White Hart Street
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wycombe Marsh Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wycombe Marsh
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
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Photographs

 

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Places Library

For members wishing to make use of the Bucks Places Library, please note the details and contact the librarian

High Wycombe

Part: High Wycombe Parish Church -- Includes list of vicars 1207-1925, Illustrated, No index 32pp B Rainbow 1947

Weight (grams): 60      Library Ref: BP143

High Wycombe

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

Weight (grams): 342      Library Ref: BP432

High Wycombe

Part: Buckinghamshire Curiosities -- Includes articles on 63 places, Illustrated 124pp J Lucas

Weight (grams): 280      Library Ref: BP531

Loudwater

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
18014248
18114756
18215599
18316299
18416480
18517179
18618373
187110492
188113154
189116409
190119282
191122811
192125862
193131118
1941N/A
195147453
196159590
197159340
1981N/A
1991N/A

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Parish   Church   Register   Start
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High Wycombe   All Saints   Baptisms   1613   1901   Yes,
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High Wycombe   Wesleyan   Baptisms   1792   1837   Yes,
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Yes,
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High Wycombe   All Saints   Marriages   1590   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
High Wycombe   All Saints   Burials   1674   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available

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Register Library

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Part:

Details: Mar: 1600-1812 T Gurney Ext from Bucks PRs, Marriages Vol 6 Phillimore1910

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 354      Library Ref: PR197

     

Part:

Details: Bap: 1775-1812 B P Sutcliffe Bucks FHS1992

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 320      Library Ref: PR140

     

Part:

Details: Bap: 1813-1837 B P Sutcliffe Bucks FHS1983

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 116      Library Ref: PR151

     

Part:

Details: Bap: 1775-1812 B P Sutcliffe Bucks FHS1992

Size: (2 mfc).      Weight (grams): 24      Library Ref: PR186

Wesleyan Methodist Circuit

Part: Vol 1

Details: Bap: 1792-1862 With Index E and J Bartlett & A Hillier EurekA Partnership2006

Size: A5      Weight (grams): 100      Library Ref: NR439

Wesleyan Methodist Circuit

Part: Vol 2

Details: Bap: 1863-1892 With Index E and J Bartlett & A Hillier EurekA Partnership2006

Size: A5      Weight (grams): 100      Library Ref: NR440

Wesleyan Methodist Circuit

Part: Vol 3

Details: Bap: 1880-1919 With Index E and J Bartlett & A Hillier EurekA Partnership2006

Size: A5      Weight (grams): 90      Library Ref: NR441

(PRIMITIVE METHODIST CIRCUIT)

Part:

Details: Bap: 1832-1838 Mar: 1844-1873 Includes baptisms at twenty-one Bucks chapels. E Bartlett and A Hillier EurekA Partnership, Stoke Man2003

Size: A5      Weight (grams): 92      Library Ref: NR218

     

Part:

Details: Bur: 1674-1731/32

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 240      Library Ref: PR122

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1813-1844 A Hillier

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 214      Library Ref: PR152

     

Part:

Details: Bap: 1726-1774 B P Sutcliffe

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 292      Library Ref: PR191

     

Part:

Details: Bap: 1674-1725 Bucks FHS

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 288      Library Ref: PR217

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School Records Project

 

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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  
1SHRIMPTONSHRIMPTONSMITHSMITH
2CARTERKINGSTEVENSSHRIMPTON
3BIGGDEANCLARKSTEVENS
4LANENASHJONESCLARK
5GRAYSTEVENSTURNERDEAN
6HARDINGSMITHSAUNDERSTURNER
7GROVEBROWNWHITEJONES
8CLARKEWALKERBALLSAUNDERS
9FRYERLANELACEYBROWN
10SMITHWRIGHTCOLLINSNASH