Buckinghamshire Parishes

Quainton Parish

Church: St Mary and Holy Cross

Hundred: Ashendon

Poor Law District: Aylesbury

Size (acres): 1541

Easting & Northing: 474220

Grid Ref SP740200 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Quainton

Quainton Parish, including Doddershall and Dereham (Pop. 952) One Daily School, containing from 30 to 80 males, varying according to the season of the year, and the demand for labour; endowed with a small yearly sum, which, with some aid from the parish funds, all poor boys receive gratuitous ins

Quainton

Situated on the southern flank of hills, the centre of the village is the green with its stone cross which is thought was a preaching cross erected in Saxon times before the church was built. A prominent feature is the windmill designed and built by a local man, James Anstiss, in 1830—2. It wa

Maps

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.

Agriculture and Industry

Below are two advertisements from the Oxford and West Bucks Gazette in 1875. They show the types of farm and the types of equipment and livestock that were on the farms of the time.

Quainton

Description of Quainton from J.J. Sheahan, 1861  

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Map

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Quainton

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Quainton PARISH St Mary and Holy Cross
Benwells NAMES name for Binwell Lane Farm in 1826
Binnol Lane NAMES name for Binwell Lane Farm in 1570
Chentone NAMES name for Quainton in Domesday Book in 1086
Daddersill NAMES name for Doddershall House in 1539
Dadersyl Laund NAMES name for Doddershall House in 1570
Denham Hill NAMES name for Denham in 1825
Dundham NAMES name for Denham in 1766
Quaynton NAMES name for Quainton in 1569
Shipdon NAMES name for Shipton Lee in 1718
Sibdone NAMES name for Shipton Lee in Domesday Book in 1086
Sortelai NAMES name for Sortele in Domesday Book in 1086
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1816. Built 1894
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1872. Rebuilt 1892
Binwell Lane Farm PLACE within the parish
Denham PLACE within the parish
Doddershall House PLACE within the parish
Finemere Wood PLACE within the parish
Lower Blackgrove PLACE within the parish
Shipton Lee PLACE within the parish
Sortele (lost) PLACE within the parish
Woad Hill PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Village History Village History
Search The National Archives for Quainton Search The National Archives for Quainton
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Memorial Hall Buckinghamshire Remembers - Memorial Hall
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass

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Photographs

 

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Places Library

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Quainton, inc. Doddershall

Part: Quainton at the time of the Domesday Survey 1086 -- No index 8pp 1984

Weight (grams): 21      Library Ref: BP53

Quainton

Part: Buckinghamshire Curiosities -- Includes articles on 63 places, Illustrated 124pp J Lucas

Weight (grams): 280      Library Ref: BP531

Population

These population figures are based on the Census results. The boundaries are those used in the particular census which may vary over time..

NoteShipton Lee
1801120
181194
1821106
1831104
1841115
185191
186165
187163
188161
189178
190151
1911ab
1921ab
1931ab
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
Date  
End
Date  
Online
Search  
E-Mail
Search  
Publication  
Quainton   St Mary & Holy Cross   Baptisms   1599   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Quainton   Baptisms   Baptisms   1817   1845   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Quainton   St Mary & Holy Cross   Marriages   1599   1881   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Quainton   St Mary & Holy Cross   Marriages   1881   1909   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Quainton   St Mary & Holy Cross   Burials   1599   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Quainton   Baptist   Burials   1822   1859   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available

In the size section mfc means microfiche while A5 and A4 are paper sizes. CD is a Compact Disc.  

Register Library

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Part:

Details: Bap: 1599-1812 S G Cook Quainton Village SocietyND

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 230      Library Ref: PR183

Withdrawn

Part:

Details: withdrawn

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 0      Library Ref: PR7

     

Part:

Details: Bur: 1599-1881 S G Cook and J A Read

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 270      Library Ref: PR8

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1599-1832 J A Read

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 160      Library Ref: PR377

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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  
1FOSTERHUGHESREADREAD
2MANEELESTAYLORTAYLOR
3HUGHESTAYLORCURTISCURTIS
4INGRAMLEEKINGKING
5HAWKINSINGRAMSIMMSHUGHES
6WEBSTERFRANKLINKNIBBSIMMS
7CLARKECLARKBRADBURYINGRAM
8BALLSTAPPROADSFRANKLIN
9RUTLANDCURTISCANNONROADS
10FRANKLINSAREBURNELLCLARK