Drayton Beauchamp is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1538

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Drayton Beauchamp

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DRAYTON-BEAUCHAMP, a parish in Aylesbury district, Bucks; on the Wendover canal, at the boundary with Herts, near the Northwestern railway, 2 miles WNW of Tring. Post town, Tring. Acres, 1,874. Real property, £2, 743. Pop., 268. Houses, 53. The property is divided among a few.

The manor belonged anciently to the Cheynes; and the moat of their residence remains. Drayton-Cross-road and Drayton-Mead are meets for the Whaddon-Chase hounds and the Tring harriers.

The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £275. Patron, S. Jenney, Esq. The church is early English; has two fine brasses of the Cheynes, a large marble monument of Lord Newhaven, and a figured old east window; and is good. Charities, £8. Hooker was rector.

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

Drayton-Beauchamp, 2 miles S. Ivinghoe. P. 231.

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

Parish Records


England, Buckinghamshire, Drayton-Beauchamp – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Drayton Beauchamp, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Buckinghamshire, Drayton-Beauchamp – Church records ( 1 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Drayton-Beauchamp, 1576-1830
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Drayton-Beauchamp (Buckinghamshire)


Old maps of Britain and Europe from A Vision of Britain Through Time


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

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