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Buckinghamshire Family History Guide

Historical Descriptions 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.

Parishes in Buckinghamshire

A

B

C

  • Calverton, Buckinghamshire
  • Castlethorpe, Buckinghamshire
  • Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire
  • Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire
  • Chearsley, Buckinghamshire
  • Cheddington, Buckinghamshire
  • Chenies, Buckinghamshire
  • Chesham, Buckinghamshire
  • Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire
  • Chetwode with Barton Hartshorn, Buckinghamshire
  • Chicheley, Buckinghamshire
  • Chilton, Buckinghamshire
  • Cholesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Clifton Reynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Cold Brayfield, Buckinghamshire
  • Cublington, Buckinghamshire
  • Cuddington, Buckinghamshire

D

E

F

  • Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire
  • Fawley, Buckinghamshire
  • Fenny Stratford, Buckinghamshire
  • Fingest, Buckinghamshire
  • Fleet Marston, Buckinghamshire
  • Foscott, Buckinghamshire
  • Fulmer, Buckinghamshire

G

  • Gawcott, Buckinghamshire
  • Gerrard’s Cross, Buckinghamshire
  • Granborough, Buckinghamshire
  • Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire
  • Great Hampden, Buckinghamshire
  • Great Horwood, Buckinghamshire
  • Great Kimble, Buckinghamshire
  • Great Linford, Buckinghamshire
  • Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire
  • Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire
  • Great Woolstone, Buckinghamshire
  • Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire
  • Grove, Buckinghamshire

H

  • Haddenham, Buckinghamshire
  • Halton, Buckinghamshire
  • Hambleden, Buckinghamshire
  • Hanslope, Buckinghamshire
  • Hardmead, Buckinghamshire
  • Hardwick, Buckinghamshire
  • Hartwell, Buckinghamshire
  • Haversham, Buckinghamshire
  • Hawridge, Buckinghamshire
  • Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire
  • Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire
  • Hedsor, Buckinghamshire
  • High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • Hillesden, Buckinghamshire
  • Hitcham, Buckinghamshire
  • Hoggeston, Buckinghamshire
  • Horsenden, Buckinghamshire
  • Horton, Buckinghamshire
  • Horton cum Studley, Buckinghamshire
  • Hughenden, Buckinghamshire
  • Hulcott, Buckinghamshire

I

K

  • Kingsey, Buckinghamshire

L

  • Lacey Green, Buckinghamshire
  • Langley Marish, Buckinghamshire
  • Lathbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Latimer, Buckinghamshire
  • Lavendon, Buckinghamshire
  • Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire
  • Lillingstone Dayrell, Buckinghamshire
  • Linslade, Buckinghamshire
  • Little Brickhill, Buckinghamshire
  • Little Hampden, Buckinghamshire
  • Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire
  • Little Kimble, Buckinghamshire
  • Little Linford, Buckinghamshire
  • Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire
  • Little Missenden, Buckinghamshire
  • Little Woolstone, Buckinghamshire
  • Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire
  • Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
  • Loughton, Buckinghamshire
  • Ludgershall, Buckinghamshire

M

N

O

  • Oakley, Buckinghamshire
  • Olney, Buckinghamshire
  • Over Winchendon, Buckinghamshire
  • Oving, Buckinghamshire

P

  • Padbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Penn, Buckinghamshire
  • Penn Street, Buckinghamshire
  • Petsoe Manor, Buckinghamshire
  • Pitchcott, Buckinghamshire
  • Pitstone, Buckinghamshire
  • Preston Bissett, Buckinghamshire
  • Prestwood, Buckinghamshire
  • Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire

Q

  • Quainton, Buckinghamshire
  • Quarrendon, Buckinghamshire

R

  • Radclive, Buckinghamshire
  • Radnage, Buckinghamshire
  • Ravenstone, Buckinghamshire

S

T

U

  • Upton cum Chalvey, Buckinghamshire

W