Denham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1564
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1575

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DENHAM, a parish in Eton district, Bucks: on the river Colne and the Grand Junction canal, at the boundary with Middlesex, 2 miles NNW of Uxbridge r. station. It has a post office under Uxbridge. Acres, 3,905. Real property, £9,693. Pop., 1,068. Houses, 222. The property is divided among a few. Denham place, a large brick mansion, on the site of an ancient manor-house of the Peckhams, has a fine old chapel, with ancient gilded seats; was built, in 1667, by Sir Roger Hill; was often visited by Captain Cook and Sir Humphrey Davy; and was the residence, in 1836, of Lucien and Joseph Buonaparte. Denham Court, a modernized old moated mansion, the seat of N. Lambert, Esq., belonged to Sir W. Bowyer, the friend of Dryden; gave concealment, under Lady Bowyer’s care, to Charles II.; and was the place where Dryden wrote part of his translation of Virgil. A lime avenue of fully ½ a mile leads to it. Denham is a meet for the Queen’s stag hounds. The. living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £782. Patron, B. H. W. Way, Esq. The church is of the 14th century; was recently restored; is a beautiful structure; and contains monuments of the Peckhams and Sir Roger Hill, and some fine brasses. There is a Wesleyan chapel. A school has £75 from endowment; and other charities £28.

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 Denham, 1841-1891

The people of Denham

1851 census of Hedgerley Dean, Hedgerley, Fulmer, Denham Author: Buckinghamshire Family History Society

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Denham, 1575-1843 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Denham (Buckinghamshire)

Marriages at Denham, 1569-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Denham (Buckinghamshire)

Parish registers for Denham, 1564-1935 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Denham (Buckinghamshire)

Computer printout of Denham (by Uxbridge), Bucks., Eng

History

The history of Denham Bucks : containing an account of manor, church, parish, etc. Author: Lathbury, R. H.

Poorhouses & Poor Law

The Bowyer Charity School, Denham, Bucks : admissions and discharges, 1721-1839 Author: EurekA Partnership

The people of Denham

Schools

The Bowyer Charity School, Denham, Bucks : admissions and discharges, 1721-1839 Author: EurekA Partnership

Taxation

The people of Denham

Voting registers

The people of Denham

Registers of electors for South Buckinghamshire, 1958-1965 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Buckinghamshire)

Buckinghamshire Archives & Family History Groups

Buckinghamshire Family History Society

Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire Trade Directories

Buckinghamshire Maps

Buckinghamshire Remembers

Aylesbury Gaol Prisoners

Winslow History

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

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

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

Census

FreeCen

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911

Occupations

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners’ Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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

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