Buckinghamshire Parishes

Preston Bissett Parish

Church: St John the Baptist

Hundred: Buckingham

Poor Law District: Buckingham

Size (acres): 1523

Easting & Northing: 465229

Grid Ref SP650290 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Category

Buckingham

Is the county-town; it is situated in a valley, on a dry gravelly soil, surrounded on all sides, except the North by the Ouze, over which it has three stone bridges. It is distant 57 miles North West of London, and is bounded on the West by Tingwick and Ratclifte, North by Moreton, North East by Tho

Preston Bissett

Preston Bissett Parish, with Cowley (Pop. 502) One Daily School (commenced 1828) containing 8 males and 12 females, who are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School, supported by voluntary contributions, consisting of 45 children of both sexes. ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RET

Maps

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

Preston Bissett

Description of Preston Bisset from J.J. Sheahan, 1861

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Preston Bissett

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Preston Bissett PARISH St John the Baptist
Prestone NAMES name for Preston Bisset in Domesday Book in 1086
Casemore (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Cowley PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Preston+Bissett Search The National Archives for Preston Bissett

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Photographs

 

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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..

Note
1801322
1811337
1821396
1831502
1841517
1851554
1861469
1871485
1881344
1891311
1901290
1911285
1921276
1931286
1941N/A
1951256
1961233
1971242
1981263
1991251

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Parish   Church   Register   Start
Date  
End
Date  
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Preston Bissett   St John the Baptist   Baptisms   1576   1909   Yes,
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Yes,
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Preston Bissett   St John the Baptist   Marriages   1577   1837   Yes,
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Yes,
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Preston Bissett   St John the Baptist   Burials   1577   1889   Yes,
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Yes,
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Register Library

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Part:

Details: Mar: 1576/77-1788 J S W Gibson

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 82      Library Ref: PR372

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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  
1MAJORCOXCADDCOX
2COXKINGCOXCADD
3NORTHREADTASKERTASKER
4QUAINTONARCHERBENNETTBENNETT
5COXEELLARDTHORPEKING
6MAIORBONHAMDENNYTHORPE
7CHAPMANCHAPMANGOUGHELLARD
8ELLARDMILLERSTEVENSREAD
9BUTTERFIELDMAJOREELEYDENNY
10MILLERJONESCOXHILLGOUGH