Buckinghamshire Parishes

Monks Risborough Parish

Church: St Dunstan

Hundred: Aylesbury

Poor Law District: Wycombe

Size (acres): 2873

Easting & Northing: 480204

Grid Ref SP800040 Click to see map

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Photographs: Photo: St Peter & St Paul’s, Ellesborough Photo: The Firecrest Pub (formerly the Halfway House), Wendover Dean Photo: St Dunstan, Monks Risborough Photo: St John the Baptist Church, Little Missenden Photo: High Street, Aylesbury Photo: Amerhsam Market Photo: Sar

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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

Monks Risborough

Description of Monks Risborough from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.

Monks Risborough

The village of Monks Risborough derives its name from the scrub or 'hris', which once covered the hills, and the prefix from the Monks of Dorchester on Thames to whom the land was given in 993 AD by the Archbishop of Canterbury, in repayment of a loan.

Monks Risborough

Monks Risborough Parish (Pop. 1,018) One Daily School, in which 20 males are instructed at the expense of their parents; About 60 females are also taught lace-making in three or four small Schools kept by women. Two Sunday Schools, appertaining to Baptists (commenced 1826 and 1827), wherei

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Monks Risborough

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Monks Risborough PARISH St Dunstan
Green Healy NAMES name for Green Hailey in 1825
Medell NAMES name for Meadle in 1541
Monkying Rysburgh NAMES name for Monks Risborough in 1509
Ulfyswyke NAMES name for Owlswick in 1617
Whitcliffe Cross NAMES name for Whiteleaf in 1766
Whitt Light NAMES name for Whiteleaf in 1541
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Askett. First Mentioned: 1833
Askett PLACE within the parish
Cadsden PLACE within the parish
Chadwell Hill PLACE within the parish
Green Hailey PLACE within the parish
Hatchmead PLACE within the parish
Meadle PLACE within the parish
Owlswick PLACE within the parish
Redland End PLACE within the parish
Whiteleaf PLACE within the parish

 

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Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
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Photographs

 

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Monks Risborough

Part: Princes Risborough in old picture postcards -- 76pp A J Macfarlane 1984

Weight (grams): 230      Library Ref: BP157

Monks Risborough

Part: The Chilterns & the Thames Valley -- Illustrated, maps, index. 282pp S E Winbolt 1932

Weight (grams): 342      Library Ref: BP432

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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1801768
1811899
1821934
18311018
18411083
18511064
1861985
1871938
1881847
1891810
1901714
1911650
1921703
1931827
1941N/A
1951N/A
1961N/A
1971N/A
1981N/A
1991N/A

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Monks Risborough   St Dunstan   Baptisms   1587   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Monks Risborough   St Dunstan   Marriages   1587   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Monks Risborough, Owlswick   St Peter's Chapel   Marriages   1606   1638   Yes,
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Yes,
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Monks Risborough   St Dunstan   Burials   1587   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Monks Risborough   St Dunstan   Burials   1610   1636   Yes,
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Yes,
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Register Library

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Part:

Details: Mar: 1586/87-1812

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 130      Library Ref: PR46

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1813-1837 J Underwood

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 148      Library Ref: PR187

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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  
1SYREDKINGROGERSROGERS
2KINGSMITHEASTKING
3SMITHROGERSKINGEAST
4BAMPTONWELCHDARVILLWILLIAMS
5MEADEWILLIAMSWILLIAMSSMITH
6CLARKEGURNEYELDRIDGEELDRIDGE
7STYLESBALDWINREDRUPTAPPING
8WELCHBLACKWELLTAPPINGDARVILL
9ROSEALDRIDGEEGGLETONREDRUP
10BIGGTAPPINGSMITHBALDWIN