Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire Family History Guide

Ellesborough is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Other places in the parish include: Dunsmore and Dunmore.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1603
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1575

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ELLESBOROUGH, a village and a parish in Wycombe district, Bucks. The village stands 2½ miles SW by W of Wendover, and 3½ NE by N of Princes Risborough r. station. It was once a considerable town, but is not small and rural. The parish comprises 3,310 acres. Post town, Wendover, under Tring. Real property, £4,273. Pop., 724. Houses, 155. The property is divided among a few. An ancient fortification, called Belinus castle, is near the church; and traces of British camps are on Belinesbury hill. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, 285. Patron, Sir R. G. Russell, Bart. The church was founded by St. Edburga of Quarrendon; contains a fine tomb of Brigetta Croke, of date 1659; and was recently repaired. There are alms-houses with £97, and a fuel allotment.

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 Ellesborough, 1841-1891

1851 census of Stoke Mandeville & Ellesborough Author: Buckinghamshire Family History Society

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Ellesborough, 1575-1830 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ellesborough (Buckinghamshire)

Parish registers for Ellesborough, 1603-1886 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ellesborough (Buckinghamshire)

Computer printout of Ellesborough, Bucks., Eng

Parish register printouts of Ellesborough, Buckingham, England ; christenings, 1740-1859 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Ellesborough, Buckingham, England ; marriages, 1741-1837 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

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: Wycombe
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham
  • Diocese: Pre-1845 - Lincoln, Post-1844 - Oxford
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 - None, Post-1844 - Wendover
  • Poor Law Union: Wycombe
  • Hundred: Aylesbury
  • Province: Canterbury