Buckinghamshire Parishes

Wendover Parish

Church: St Mary the Virgin

Hundred: Aylesbury

Poor Law District: Wycombe

Size (acres): 5832

Easting & Northing: 486208

Grid Ref SP860080 Click to see map

Articles

 

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Articles

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

Wendover

1861 description of Wendover from Sheahan

Wendover

Wendover isn't just a pretty place. As with an interesting person, it has character as well as looks. Described as enjoying 'unsurpassed views of the Chiltern Hills', Wendover is situated at the foot of the escarpment on the edge of the Vale of Aylesbury and the High Street lies along a fragment of

Wendover

Wendover Borough and Parish (Pop. 2,008) One Infant School (commenced 1828), supported by Mr. and Mrs. Abel Smith, containing 53 males and 50 females.

Maps

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

Transport

The first Great Western Railway to get to Aylesbury took a long route to get to London (Paddington) through Princes Risborough, High Wycombe, Bourne End and Maidenhead. Later in 1892, a shorter route to London was finished. This railway went through Wendover, Great Missenden, Amersham, Rickmansworth

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Map

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Wendover

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Wendover PARISH St Mary the Virgin
Backham NAMES name for Bacombe in 1826
Wendoure NAMES name for Wendover in Domesday Book in 1086
General Baptist NON-CONFORMIST South Street. First Mentioned: 1688. Present building 1735 much modified
Independent/URC NON-CONFORMIST Aylesbury Rd. First Mentioned: 1811. Rebuilt 1903
Bacombe PLACE within the parish
Basseybones (Part) PLACE within the parish
Dunsmore (Part) PLACE within the parish
Dutchlands (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Kings Ash (Part) PLACE within the parish
Kingswood PLACE within the parish
Lee Bottom PLACE within the parish
Little London PLACE within the parish
Smalldean PLACE within the parish
Swan Bottom PLACE within the parish
The Hale PLACE within the parish
Well Head PLACE within the parish
Wendover Dean PLACE within the parish
Worlds End (Part) PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial at C or E Junior School
Coombe Hill Boer War Memorial Coombe Hill Boer War Memorial
Roll of Honour - War Memorial Roll of Honour - War Memorial
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Village History Village History
Village site Wendover Parish Council
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Wendover Search The National Archives for Wendover
Buckinghamshire Remembers - St Mary Buckinghamshire Remembers - St Mary
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wendover Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wendover British Legion
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wendover Free Church Buckinghamshire Remembers - Wendover Free Church
Buckinghamshire Remembers - Swan Bottom - Emanuel Hall Buckinghamshire Remembers - Swan Bottom - Emanuel Hall

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Photographs

 

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Places Library

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Wendover

Part: The Book of Wendover -- Illustrated, Maps, Index 160pp Summerell Samuels Mead & Ecke 1989

Weight (grams): 644      Library Ref: BP248

Wendover

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..

Note
18011397
18111481
18211602
18312008
18411877
18511937
18611932
18712033
18811902
18912036
19012009
19111856
19212366
19313571
1941N/A
19514873
19616151
19717081
19817148
19916592

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Wendover   St Mary the Virgin   Baptisms   1576   1901   Yes,
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Wendover   St Mary the Virgin   Marriages   1576   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Wendover   St Mary the Virgin   Burials   1576   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Register Library

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Part:

Details: Bap: 1576-1812 F W Ragg Ext from Bucks PRs, Marriages Vol 2 Phillimore1904

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 242      Library Ref: PR401

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1576-1837 Bucks FHS1997

Size: (3 mfc).      Weight (grams): 27      Library Ref: PR168

     

Part:

Details: Bap: 1626-1728 K Brooks (copy by A Hillier a

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 176      Library Ref: PR158

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1813-1837 (Index) K Brooks

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 138      Library Ref: PR402

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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  
1HILLCHAPMANFRANKLINCHAPMAN
2HUMPHREYCHARGECHAPMANSMITH
3CHARGEMEADDANCERFRANKLIN
4SMITHSMITHSMITHDANCER
5GINGERGINGERPAYNEMEAD
6STEVENSCROXFORDDEERINGHILL
7CHAPMANHILLWELLSCHARGE
8CHRISMASTAYLORPEARCETERRY
9DARVALLFRANKLINTERRYSTEVENS
10KIPPINGJENNINGSBRACKLEYWELLS