Edlesborough is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Other places in the parish include: Horton, Northall, Dagnall, and Hudnall.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin: 1567

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Particular Baptist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Edlesborough

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EDDLESBOROUGH, or Edlesborough, a village and a parish in the district of Leighton-Buzzard and county of Buckingham; and a sub-district partly also in the county of Bedford. The village stands near the boundary with Bedford, and near Icknield-street, 3 miles E by N of Cheddington-Junction r. station and 5½ SSE of Leighton-Buzzard. The parish contains also the hamlets of Dagnall, Horton, Hudnall, and Northall; and its post town is Ivinghoe, under Tring. Acres, 4, 579. Real property, exclusive of Horton, £7, 070. Pop., 1, 671. Houses, 369. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Valne, £569. Patron, Earl Brownlow. The church occupies a fine site; contains some old stalls, and two curious brasses; and had a wooden spire, destroyed by lightning in 1828. There are a school-church, a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £46.

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

Eddlesboro’, 2 miles N.E. Ivinghoe. P. 1722.

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

Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Edlesborough, co. Buckingham.

P. T. Ivinghoe (33) 3 m. NE. Pop. 1378.

A parish and hamlet in the hundred of Cottesloe; living, a dis. vicarage in the archdeaconry of Buckingham and diocese of Lincoln; valued in K. B. 13l. 17s.; church ded. to St. Mary; patrons, the trustees of the late Earl of Bridgewater.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. I; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.


Marriages at Edlesborough 1562-1812

Marriages at Edlesborough 1562-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives

Buckinghamshire Marriages Edlesborough 1562-1812 – archive.org

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

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


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

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