Buckinghamshire Parishes

Stewkley Parish

Church: St Michael and All Angels

Hundred: Cottesloe

Poor Law District: Winslow

Size (acres): 3982

Easting & Northing: 485226

Grid Ref SP850260 Click to see map

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Stewkley

The following is an extract from the book S, Michael's Church, Stewkley, Bucks by the Rev J. E. Smith-Masters, M.A. which was published in 1908. "In the fifty-first year of the reign of George III., on 14th May, 1811, was passed the Act of Parliament for inclosing lands in the parish of Ste

Stewkley

Stewkley in the Vale of Aylesbury is the longest village in England, one mile either side of our beautiful and most unspoilt Norman church, St Michaels, which dates back to 1150. This division was known as 'Up-Town' (north) and 'Down Town' (south) and friendly rivalry existed between the two.

Stewkley

Stewkley Parish (Pop. 1,053) One small Daily School, containing 9 children, who are instructed at the expense of their parents. Two Sunday Schools, one with 128 children of both sexes, who attend the Established Church ; the other 44 appertaining to Dissenters; both supported gratuitously.

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

Stewkley

Description of Stewkley, from J.J. Sheahan, 1861.

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Stewkley

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Stewkley PARISH St Michael and All Angels
Dudley Hill NAMES name for Dodley Hill in 1086
Lidcote NAMES name for Littlecote in 1691
Litecota NAMES name for Littlecote in Domesday Book in 1086
Littlecote NAMES name for Littlecote in 1720 & 1806
Stivelai NAMES name for Stewkley in Domesday Book in 1086
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Centenary Chapel Pinfold End. First Mentioned: 1812. Rebuilt 1839
Weslyan NON-CONFORMIST Chapel Square. First Mentioned: 1803
Black End Spinney PLACE within the parish
Dodleyhill (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Littlecote PLACE within the parish

 

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Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Village history Village history
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Stewkley Search The National Archives for Stewkley
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Central Chapel Buckinghamshire Remembers - Central Chapel
Buckinghamshire Remembers - High Street Chapel Buckinghamshire Remembers - High Street Chapel

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Stewkley

Part: St Michael's Stewkley -- 1972

Weight (grams): 34      Library Ref: BP146

Stewkley

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..

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1801680
1811802
1821933
18311053
18411262
18511432
18611453
18711431
18811361
18911328
19011159
19111130
19211018
1931984
1941N/A
1951974
19611016
19711220
19811397
19911451

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Stewkley   St Michael & All Angels   Baptisms   1545   1902   Yes,
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Stewkley   St Michael & All Angels   Marriages   1575   1905   Yes,
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Yes,
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Stewkley   St Michael & All Angels   Burials   1598   1846   Yes,
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Yes,
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Details: Bap: 1545-1653 Mar: 1599-1646 Bur: 1599-1653 A F Heintz Vol 4 No1 Putnam’s Monthly Historical M1896

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 276      Library Ref: PR128

     

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Details: Mar: 1575-1837 Bucks FHS

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 162      Library Ref: PR215

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School Records Project

 

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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  
1COLESMEADMEADMEAD
2STAPPECOLESHEDGESHEDGES
3GURNEYHEDGESKEENTOFIELD
4TOMESWEBBTOFIELDCOLES
5BULLGRIFFINSMITHSMITH
6CUTLERBULLDICKINSKEEN
7STAPPFOSTERFAULKNERGRACE
8MEADETOFIELDGRACEGRIFFIN
9SMITHCUTLERDIMMOCKFOSTER
10WILLISGRACECHANDLERWILLIS