Buckland is an Ancient Parish in the county of Berkshire.
Other places in the parish include: Carswell.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1678
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Presbyterian, and Roman Catholic.
- Bampton Aston with Shifford, Oxfordshire
- Charney Bassett
- Stanford in the Vale
- Brize Norton, Oxfordshire
- Bampton Proper, Oxfordshire
- Hinton Waldrist
- Alvescot, Oxfordshire
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BUCKLAND, a village, a parish, and a subdistrict, in Faringdon district, Berks. The village stands 1½ mile S of the river Thames, 4 NE by E of Faringdon r. station, and 13½ SW by W of Oxford; and has a post office under Faringdon. The parish includes also the hamlet of Carswell. Acres, 4,434. Real property, £5,720. Pop., 912. Houses, 171. The property is divided among a few. Buckland House is the seat of Sir R. Throckmorton, Bart.; was built in 1757, after designs by Wood of Bath; and contains relics of Mary Queen of Scots and Charles I., some other curiosities, and some fine pictures. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £310. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is old but good. There are Baptist and Roman Catholic chapels, an endowed school with £42 a year, and charities £40. The subdistrict contains five parishes and four parts. Acres, 25,355. Pop., 4,945. Houses, 1,033.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Buckland with Carswell, 3m. N.E. Farringdon. P. 946.
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
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Civil Registration District: Faringdon
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
Diocese: Pre-1836 – Salisbury, Post-1835 – Oxford
Rural Deanery: Abingdon
Poor Law Union: Faringdon