Cheddington Buckinghamshire Family History Guide

Cheddington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Other places in the parish include: Seabrook.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1539

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Cheddington

  • Slapton
  • Marsworth
  • Ivinghoe
  • Mentmore
  • Pitstone
  • Wing
  • Tring

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Cheddington, a parish in the district of Leighton-Buzzard and county of Buckingham; on the Northwestern railway, at the junction of the Aylesbury branch, 4 ¼ miles S by E of Leighton-Buzzard. It includes part of Seabrook hamlet; and it has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Tring. Acres, 1,398. Real property, £2,486. Pop., 628. Houses, 119. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £233. Patron, Earl Brownlow. The church is perpendicular English; consists of nave and chancel, with a square tower; and has a carved open pulpit, and a decorated octagonal font. There are chapels for Baptists and Wesleyans. Charities, £12.

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

Cheddington, 1 mile N. Ivinghoe. P. 439

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


Marriages at Cheddington 1552-1812

Marriages at Cheddington 1552-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


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