Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Nether Winchendon Parish

Church: St Nicholas

Hundred: Ashendon

Poor Law District: Aylesbury

Size (acres): 1554

Easting & Northing: 473212

Grid Ref SP730120 Click to see map

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Cuddington

Cuddington, a small village of approximately 600 inhabitants, is situated six miles from the County town of Aylesbury. Cuddington's parish church with its Norman pillars has a list of vicars dating back to the 12th century, and the village also has a Methodist and a Baptist church. Cuddington, h

Lower Winchendon

Nether Winchendon Parish (Pop. 294) One Daily School, containing 15 males and 12 females (commenced 1823), whose instruction is paid for by their parents; One Sunday School, of 20 males and 20 females, supported by subscription. ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

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ASHENDON HUNDRED   From Sheahan in 1861: The three ancient hundreds, in Domesday Book denominated Essedene, Votesdon and Tichesele, were united in the present hundred of Ashendon popularly so called, but technically, The Three hundreds of Ashendon.

Lower Winchendon

The village is largely unchanged from its 19th century appearance with few modern buildings and many ancient timber-framed houses, and some of the typical local construction of witchert, an unbaked limestone clay mixture. Many retain the ochre colour traditional in the village.

Lower Winchendon

Fred Orchard of Nether Winchendon remembers how the postman walked from Waddesdon,starting at six o'clock in the morning and visiting all the farms on his way, thus considerably lengthening the journey of five miles. After a break lunch, he walked on to Cuddington to meet the pony cart bringing t

Lower Winchendon

Description of Lower Winchenden from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.

Lower Winchendon

Nether Winchendon - Description from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.

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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Lower Winchendon PARISH St Nicholas
Nether Winchendon PARISH St Nicholas
Witchende NAMES name for Winchendon in Domesday Book in 1086

 

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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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1801244
1811266
1821284
1831294
1841291
1851284
1861316
1871283
1881257
1891272
1901222
1911208
1921168
1931170
1941N/A
1951169
1961143
1971132
1981141
1991137

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
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Date  
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Lower Winchendon   St Nicholas   Baptisms   1562   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Lower Winchendon   St Nicholas   Marriages   1563   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Lower Winchendon   St Nicholas   Burials   1563   1902   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  
1PIGOTTSYREDSMITHSMITH
2NORTHWARNERORCHARDORCHARD
3TYRINGHAMROSEBLAKEREAD
4HAWKINSREADREADBLAKE
5BEACHAMDEWBERYMORTIMERMORTIMER
6POXONGURNEYWATSONWATSON
7CHILTONLUCASLAWRENCEWARNER
8BULLWHEELERWILSONROSE
9WOODBRIDGEHORTONSPICERLAWRENCE
10WALTONCOOLINGROSEWILSON