Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Little Horwood Parish

Church: St Nicholas

Hundred: Cottesloe

Poor Law District: Winslow

Size (acres): 1948

Easting & Northing: 479230

Grid Ref SP790300 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Little Horwood

Little Horwood Parish (Pop. 431) Two Sunday Schools; one with 34 females; the other, 36 males and 39 females; both supported by subscription. ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

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AYLESBURY HUNDRED from Sheahan 1861: The division of Buckinghamshire now known as the hundred of Aylesbury is formed by the union of the three ancient hundreds of Elesberie (Aylesbury), Risberge, (Risborough), and Stane, (Stone), and still retains the formally the appelation of the "Three Hundreds

Maps

Cottesloe Hundred - description from Sheahan 1861 Cottesloe, Cotteslow, or Cotsloe hundred, comprises of the three old hundreds of Coteslai, Mureslai, and Elai. Its shape is most irregular, and its boundaries are formed by the hundred of Newport, and parts of Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire on the n

Little Horwood

The village was known as Parva Herewode or Horwude in the 13th century, Parva Horwode in the 14th, Harwood Parva in the 17th, each name referring to the woods and the heavy clay soil in the area. When the field system was developed the Roman unit split into two parishes and Little Horwood became a v

Little Horwood

 Living in a small village and being the middle child of a family of seven, my childhood was very happy. We all had to work hard, but we had lots of fun too. We all had to get up at the crack of dawn and were quite ready to go to bed early. All our drinking water had to be fetched in bucket

Little Horwood

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

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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Little Horwood PARISH St Nicholas
Independent NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: ?. Recorded in 1851 religious census
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1847
Whaddon Chase (Part) PLACE within the parish

 

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Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Church Painting Church Painting
Victoria County History Victoria County 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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1801339
1811325
1821429
1831431
1841392
1851427
1861449
1871411
1881309
1891304
1901267
1911293
1921258
1931255
1941N/A
1951332
1961260
1971287
1981321
1991357

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
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Little Horwood   St Nicholas   Baptisms   1568   1866   Yes,
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Yes,
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Little Horwood   St Nicholas   Marriages   1568   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Little Horwood   St Nicholas   Burials   1575   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  
1HAWKINSILLINGCURTISILLING
2ILLINGCOXILLINGCURTIS
3ADAMSPITKINFAIRMANPITKIN
4BARTONWHITEVICCARSGASCOIGNE
5VARNEYVICARSGRAINGEGRAINGE
6ROBINSONCURTISGIBBSGIBBS
7PITKINSMITHGASCOIGNEFAIRMAN
8BARBARCLARKEPARKERVICCARS
9WILLSONWILMERWALTONHARRIS
10ILLINGEGASCOIGNELEONARDWHITE