The County of Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire is bounded North by Northamptonshire, East by Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Middlesex, South by Berkshire, and West by Oxfordshire. Its shape is oblong, being about fifty miles long and sixteen broad. It has eight hundreds; namely Ashendon, Aylesbury, Buckingham, Burnham, Cottesloe, Desborough, Newport and Stoke. Rivers: the Thames, the Ouse and the Colne. It has 16 Market- Towns, is in the Province of Canterbury, principally in the Diocese of Lincoln, but partly in those of Canterbury and London, and is in the Norfolk Circuit. It contains 740 square miles, or 473,600 acres. Population, 155,983.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Buckinghamshire Towns & Villages

Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire – Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

NEWPORT PAGNELL, a market and post town of England, in Buckinghamshire, situated on the Ouse, at its junction with the Ousel, which divides the town into two unequal parts, 14 miles N.E. from Buckingham. It has an ancient and spacious parish church, several chapels for nonconformists, and some alms houses. Manf. Lace. Mar. D. Wed. and Sat. Pop. 3676. It is the terminus of a short line called the Newport Pagnell Railway, which enters the main line of the London and North-Western Railway at Wolverton.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

Dagnall Buckinghamshire Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Dagnall, a chapelry, in the parish of Eddlesborough, union of Leighton-Buzzard, hundred of Cottesloe, county of Buckingham, 3½ miles (E.) from Ivinghoe; containing 382 inhabitants. The chapel, dedicated to All Saints, has long been in ruins.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.