Chilton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Other places in the parish include: Easington.

Alternative names: Chilton cum Easington

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1672
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHILTON, a parish in the district of Thame and county of Buckingham; on an affluent of the river Thame, 4 miles N by W of Thame r. station. It includes the hamlet of Easington; and has a post-office under Thame. Acres, 2, 080. Real property, £3, 565. Pop., 364. Houses, 70. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the Crokes; and passed to the Carters and the Aubreys. Chilton House has an embattled porch. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £67. Patron, S. Ricketts, Esq. The church is good, and contains monuments of the Crokes, and a stone pulpit. An alms-house at Studley, in Oxford, is largely for the behoof of Chilton; and there are other charities, £31. Sir George Croke, the patriotic judge of the time of Charles I., was a native.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

CHILTON (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Thame, hundred of Ashendon, county of Buckingham, 3½ miles (N. by W.) from Thame; containing, with the hamlet of Easington, 364 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, net income, £67; patron and impropriator, Charles Spencer Ricketts, Esq. The church contains some fine monuments to the Croke family, of whom Sir George Croke, Knt., the celebrated lawyer, famous for his determined opposition to the tax of ship-money, in the reign of Charles I., was born and lies buried here. Nicholas Almond, in 1628, gave property now producing £26. 16. per annum, for distribution among the poor; and there is a small fund for apprenticing children.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

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England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

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England and Wales Census, 1841

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

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