Buckinghamshire Parishes

Leckhampstead Parish

Church: St Mary the Virgin

Hundred: Buckingham

Poor Law District: Buckingham

Size (acres): 2571

Easting & Northing: 472237

Grid Ref SP720370 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Buckingham

Is the county-town; it is situated in a valley, on a dry gravelly soil, surrounded on all sides, except the North by the Ouze, over which it has three stone bridges. It is distant 57 miles North West of London, and is bounded on the West by Tingwick and Ratclifte, North by Moreton, North East by Tho

Leckhampstead

Leckhampstead Parish (Pop. 499) One Daily School, containing about 30 children of both sexes; endowed in 1806 by John Smith with certain funds, with which the trustees subsequently purchased £300 in the three and a half per cents; 15 of the above are on the foundation, the rest are paid for

Maps

BUCKINGHAM HUNDRED From Sheahan 1861: The hundred of Buckingham, which is situated on the north-western verge of the county, is bounded on the N. and N.E. by Nothamptionshire; on the E. by the hundreds of Newport and Cottesloe; on the S and S.E. by Ashendon hundred; and on the W. by the county of

Leckhampstead

The village of Leckhampstead is situated on the stream the Leek that rises in Whittlebury forest in Northamptonshire and is a tributary of the river Ouse which bounds the parish on the south side. In bygone years the parish was divided into two parts called Leckhampstead Magna and Leckhampstead Parv

Leckhampstead

In the first decade of this century I left my home in London to pay a visit to some relatives in north Bucks in the village of Leckhampstead. This visit was never terminated and from the age of four I spent the next fifty years in the same cottage that became my home.

Leckhampstead

Description of Leckhamstead from Sheahan, 1861.

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Leckhampstead

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Leckhampstead PARISH St Mary the Virgin
Lechamstede NAMES name for Leckhampstead in Domesday Book in 1086
Lekehampsted NAMES name for Leckhampstead 1525
Lekhamsted(e) NAMES name for Leckhampstead in 1517 and 1766
Leycamstede NAMES name for Leckhampstead 1512
Lykehamstede NAMES name for Leckhampstead 1517
Lymesend NAMES name for Limes End in 1607
Lymeswodes NAMES name for Limes End in 1542
Limes End PLACE within the parish
Nast End PLACE within the parish, now lost

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Early History Early 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..

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1801346
1811397
1821519
1831499
1841505
1851518
1861482
1871447
1881340
1891302
1901241
1911243
1921209
1931199
1941N/A
1951204
1961178
1971128
1981154
1991151

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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Publication  
Leckhampstead   St Mary the Virgin   Baptisms   1560   1861   Yes,
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Yes,
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Leckhampstead   St Mary the Virgin   Marriages   1558   1854   Yes,
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Yes,
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Leckhampstead   St Mary the Virgin   Burials   1559   1903   Yes,
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Yes,
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Register Library

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Part:

Details: Mar: 1558-1812 Published in Bucks Advertiser

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 90      Library Ref: PR179

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1813-1837 A Hillier

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 74      Library Ref: PR359

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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  
1HURSTHURSTHURSTHURST
2BAGLEYCHURCHWHITEHEADWHITEHEAD
3SMITHWHITEHEADYOUNGSMITH
4WEBBSMITHSMITHYOUNG
5SPENCERROBINSONCROOKCROOK
6HODGESHURSTEWARNEREMERTON
7COLESGURDENEMERTONWARNER
8WATTSBRITTAINBRICKWELLBRICKWELL
9DAVYBATESNEWMANNEWMAN
10WHITAKERWEBBJONESHODGES