Astwood, Buckinghamshire Family History Guide

Astwood is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Alternative names: Astwood Bury

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1666
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1575

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Stagsden, Bedfordshire
  • North Crawley
  • Turvey, Bedfordshire
  • Hardmead

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASTWOOD, a parish in Newport-Pagnell district, Bucks; on the verge of the county, 5½ miles ENE of Newport-Pagnell, and 7 N of Ridgmount r. station. Post Town, Newport-Pagnell. Acres, 1,259. Real property, £1,880. Pop., 247. Houses, 65. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £230. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Astwood, 1841-1891

1851 census of Gayhurst, Sherington, Chicheley, Hardmead, Astwood Author: Buckinghamshire Family History Society

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Astwood, 1590-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Astwood (Buckinghamshire)

Parish registers for Astwood, 1666-1914 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Astwood (Buckinghamshire)

Computer printout of Astwood, Bucks., Eng

Parish register printouts of Astwood, Buckingham, England ; christenings, 1666-1812 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Astwood, Buckingham, England ; christenings, 1813-1875 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Astwood, Buckingham, England ; marriages, 1754-1840 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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