Buckinghamshire Parishes

Little Marlow Parish

Church: St John the Baptist

Hundred: Desborough

Poor Law District: Wycombe

Size (acres): 3328

Easting & Northing: 487188

Grid Ref SU870880 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

Lt Marlow

Description of Little Marlow from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.

High Wycombe

Flackwell Heath, three miles from High Wycombe, stretching out in a long line of closely built houses on a spur of the Chiltern Hills, is now reputed to be the largest village in England. Yet it wasn't inhabited at all until the end of the 18 th century and then by a few hardy folk prepared to scrat

Lt Marlow

I started school when I was four years old at the Infant School in Flackwell Heath. We used to gather blackberries for the war effort to be made into jam or dyes. Later I moved from the Infant School down to Wooburn Church of England School and this meant a walk of over two miles through fields and

Lt Marlow

Little Marlow is a hamlet situated on the A4155, midway between Marlow and Bourne End, but its environs extend as far as Well End to the east and the by-pass to the west. Like many other areas along this stretch of the Thames it is steeped in history, being referred to in the Domesday Book.

Lt Marlow

Little Marlow Parish (Pop. 783) Two Daily Schools, one contains 20 females, supported by Mrs. General Piggot; in the other 15 males and 1 female are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School, consisting of 50 males and 50 females, supported by Sir George and Lady Nugent;

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Little Marlow

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Little Marlow PARISH St John the Baptist
Harty Foine NAMES name for Hard To Find in 1797
Shipridge NAMES name for Sheepridge in 1826
Shoprichwood NAMES name for Sheepridge in 1537
Westthrop NAMES name for Westthorpe in 1766
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1708
Independent NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: before 1800
Bloom Wood PLACE within the parish
Burrows Grove (Part) PLACE within the parish
Coldmoorholm PLACE within the parish
Flackwell Heath (Part) PLACE within the parish
Hard To Find (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Northern Woods PLACE within the parish
Sheepridge PLACE within the parish
Spring Gardens PLACE within the parish
Well End (Part) PLACE within the parish
Westhorpe PLACE within the parish
Winchbottom PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Little Marlow Priory Little Marlow Priory
Little Marlow Workhouse Little Marlow Workhouse
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Little+Marlow Search The National Archives for Little Marlow
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Fern Lane Cemetery Buckinghamshire Remembers - Fern Lane Cemetery
Buckinghamshire Remembers - St John the Baptist Buckinghamshire Remembers - St John the Baptist

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Little Marlow

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..

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1801728
1811730
1821775
1831783
1841927
1851894
1861790
1871964
1881976
1891922
1901939
19111001
19211188
19311110
1941N/A
1951942
19611103
19711696
19811466
19911344

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Little Marlow   St John the Baptist   Baptisms   1562   1910   Yes,
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Little Marlow   St John the Baptist   Marriages   1559   1901   Yes,
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Little Marlow   St John the Baptist   Burials   1559   1901   Yes,
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Register Library

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Details: Mar: 1559-1837 Bucks FHS1996

Size: (2 mfc).      Weight (grams): 29      Library Ref: PR97

     

Part:

Details: Bur: 1559-1812

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 286      Library Ref: PR56

     

Part:

Details: Bap: 1562-1812

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 338      Library Ref: PR57

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1559-1754

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 212      Library Ref: PR364

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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  
1LOVEJOYROSESMITHROSE
2ROSEMEDWINCLARKSMITH
3HEATHERHEATHERROSELOVEJOY
4CARTERWHITEKINGHEATHER
5ALLENEASTWHITECLARK
6BEAVERCLARKETWITCHENWHITE
7JOHNSONBLACKWELLDAVISKING
8CHURCHKINGCOLLINSJOHNSON
9DELLMOUNTAGUELEECLARKE
10DORVALLHARMANBROWNCARTER