Dunton, Buckinghamshire Family History Guide

Dunton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1577
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Whitchurch
  • Mursley
  • Stewkley
  • Swanbourne
  • Hoggeston

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DUNTON, a parish in Winslow district, Bucks; near the source of the river Thame, 4 miles SE by S of Winslow town and r. station. Post town, Winslow. Acres, 1,550. Real property, £2,076. Pop., 106. Houses, 21. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £270. Patron, A. Smith, Esq. The church is good.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Dunton, a parish in the hund. of Cottesloe, union of Winslow, county of Bucks; 4 miles south east by east of Winslow. Living, a rectory in the archd. of Buckingham and dio. of Lincoln; rated at £9 9s. 7d.; gross income £222. Patron, in 1835, Earl Spencer. Here is a Sunday and daily National school. Acres 1.550. Houses 19. A.P. £1,660. Pop., in 1801, 85; in 1831, 116. Poor rates, in 1837, £84.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Dunton, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Dunton, 1575-1844 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Dunton (Buckinghamshire)

Dunton parish registers : St. Martin 1575-1901 Author: Buckinghamshire Family History Society

Parish registers for Dunton, 1576-1835 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Dunton (Buckinghamshire)

Computer printout of Dunton, Bucks., Eng

Parish register printouts of Dunton, Buckingham, England ; christenings, 1577-1726 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Dunton, Buckingham, England ; christenings, 1727-1812 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Dunton, Buckingham, England ; marriages, 1727-1835 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Buckinghamshire
  • Civil Registration District: Winslow
  • 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: Winslow
  • Hundred: Cottesloe
  • Province: Canterbury