Akeley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Alternative names: Oakley-cum-Stockholt, Akeley-cum-Stockholt

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1682

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Akeley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

AKELEY-CUM-STOCKHOLT, a parish in the district and county of Buckingham; 3½ miles N by E of Buckingham r. station. Post Town, Buckingham. Acres, 1,080. Real property, £1,924. Pop., 366. Houses, 81. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £255. Patron, New College, Oxford. The church is good; and there is a Methodist chapel. Charities, 7 allotment acres.

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

Akely, 2 m. N. Buckingham. P.362.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Akely, or Oakley-cum-Stockholt, a parish and township in the hund., union, and county of Buckingham; 2½ miles north-east of Buckingham. Living, a rectory in the archd. of Buckingham and dio. of Lincoln; rated at £6 2s. 11d., and returned to parliament at £142 8s. 2d.; gross income £245. Tithes commuted in 1794. The patronage belongs to New college, Oxford. Seven acres of land in this parish are divided among poor families and widows. Pop., in 1801, 245; in 1831, 291. Houses 68. Acres 1,080. A. P. £1,354. Poor rates, in 1837, £146

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851

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  • County: Buckinghamshire
  • Civil Registration District: Buckingham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham
  • Diocese: Pre-1845 – Lincoln, Post-1844 – Oxford
  • Rural Deanery: Post-1844 – Buckingham, Pre-1845 – None
  • Poor Law Union: Buckingham
  • Hundred: Buckingham
  • Province: Canterbury

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