Buckinghamshire Parishes

Wingrave Parish

Church: St Peter and St Paul

Hundred: Cottesloe

Poor Law District: Aylesbury

Size (acres): 2488

Easting & Northing: 486218

Grid Ref SP860180 Click to see map

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Wingrave

Wingrave is a hilltop village 5 miles north east of Aylesbury. It was first mentioned in the 9th century when a chapel was built at Withun's Grove (Withun's Wood). The main part of the original village surrounds the church on top of the hill where there is a pleasant green, a village pond and recrea

Wingrave

Wingrave with Rowsham Parish (Pop. 783) One Daily School, endowed with £2 per annum, in which 5 children are instructed. Two Sunday Schools, in one of which are 89 children of both sexes (commenced 1830), who attend the Established Church; the other (commenced 1819), appertains to Indepe

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

Wingrave

In 1895 my Grandfather Jones built a house in Wingrave to serve as a post office as well as a home. Grandmother Jones was the postmistress. Each morning a postman arrived at the post at 7.30am with the post, having cycled the six miles from Aylesbury. A local person then sorted and delivered the

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Wingrave

 

Places

 

NameTypeNote
Wingrave PARISH St Peter and St Paul
Dryvers Knopp NAMES name for Nup End in 1546
Elstrap NAMES name for Helsthorpe 1766
Rowlsham NAMES name for Rowsham in 1538
Rowsome NAMES name for Rowsham in 1640
Withungrave NAMES name for Wingrave in Domesday Book in 1086
Witungrave NAMES name for Wingrave in Domesday Book in 1086
Congregational NON-CONFORMIST First Mentioned: 1805. Built 1832
Helsthorpe (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Nup End PLACE within the parish
Rowsham PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Village site Village site
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Wingrave Search The National Archives for Wingrave
Buckinghamshire Remembers Buckinghamshire Remembers - Chapel

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Photographs

 

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Places Library

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Wingrave

Part: Wingrave at War 1939-1945 -- Memoirs of people who spent the war years in Wingrave. Illustrated, No index. 36pp G Aldridge 1995

Weight (grams): 140      Library Ref: BP240

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
1801602
1811588
1821675
1831783
1841814
1851813
1861863
1871908
1881903
1891926
1901827
1911774
1921706
1931632
1941N/A
1951746
1961832
1971923
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  
Wingrave   St Peter & St Paul   Baptisms   1550   1909   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Wingrave   St Peter & St Paul   Marriages   1550   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Wingrave   Congregational   Marriages   1839   1909   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Wingrave   Congregational   Burials   1826   1920   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available
Wingrave   St Peter & St Paul   Burials   1588   1904   Yes,
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Yes,
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Not available

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Register Library

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Part:

Details: Mar: 1550-1837 Bucks FHS1998

Size: (1 mfc)      Weight (grams): 23      Library Ref: PR166

     

Part:

Details: Mar: 1550-1837 N G Chorlton

Size: A4      Weight (grams): 240      Library Ref: PR141

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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  
1BATEMORTIMERBONHAMPAINE
2LUCASKEENEFLEETMORTIMER
3GRACEKEENHEDGESFLEET
4THEEDLUCASPAINEBONHAM
5GOODSPEEDKEMPSTERALCOCKHEDGES
6SEABROOKEGRACEBATEMANBATES
7WHEELERBATESBADRICKKEMPSTER
8PALMERPAINERICKARDKEEN
9KEENEWHEELERBATESGRIFFIN
10KEMPSTERCHAPMANMORTIMERBADRICK