Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Maids Moreton Parish

Church: St Edmund

Hundred: Buckingham

Poor Law District: Buckingham

Size (acres): 1366

Easting & Northing: 470235

Grid Ref SP700350 Click to see map

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Maids Moreton

Maids Moreton Parish (Pop. 474) One Daily School, containing 20 males and 20 females. Two Sunday Schools, 37 males and 32 females; supported by the Rector, the Rev. James Long Long. ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

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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

Maids Moreton

In the beginning of the reign of King Edward I, the family of Peyvre or Peover, of Toddington (Beds), held a considerable estate in the area and two pious maidens of this family are traditionally stated to have founded the church, thus giving the village its name. Foxcote, the adjoining village had

Maids Moreton

Description of Maids’ Moreton from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.

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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Maids Moreton PARISH St Edmund
Holloweway field NAMES name for Holloway Spinney in 1607
Maid smorton NAMES name for Maids' Moreton in 1584
Maydes Morton NAMES name for Maids' Moreton in 1546
Mortone NAMES name for Moreton in Domesday Book in 1086
Pratchell NAMES name for Page Hill in 1607
Wellmore feeld NAMES name for Wellmore in 1725
Independent NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1822
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1869
College (Farm) PLACE within the parish
Holloway Spinney PLACE within the parish
Page Hill PLACE within the parish
Wellmore PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
The Buckingham Canal The Buckingham Canal
Search The National Archives for Maids+Moreton Search The National Archives for Maids Moreton
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Foxcote Buckinghamshire Remembers - Foxcote
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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1801239
1811315
1821407
1831474
1841570
1851573
1861543
1871511
1881448
1891444
1901425
1911371
1921351
1931396
1941N/A
1951395
1961389
1971631
1981731
1991842

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
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Maids Moreton   St Edmund   Baptisms   1560   1901   Yes,
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Maids Moreton   St Edmund   Marriages   1558   1902   Yes,
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Yes,
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Maids Moreton   St Edmund   Burials   1563   1892   Yes,
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Yes,
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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  
1ATTWOODSCOTTKINGKING
2TURPINPAGEJONESSCOTT
3WARREATTWOODSCOTTJONES
4ESTONSTEVENSCOLTONPAGE
5DIXKINGANDERSONCOLTON
6BATESMITHLINFORDANDERSON
7SCOTTNEWMANPAGESMITH
8ROBOTHAMMILLERPARGETERLINFORD
9SHRIEVEHANNAHDANIELMARRIOTT
10SPRATLEYGIBBSNICHOLLSATTWOOD