Lillingstone Dayrell, Buckinghamshire Family History Guide

Lillingstone Dayrell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1584

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Lillingstone Dayrell

  • Westbury
  • Stowe
  • Lillingstone Lovell
  • Whittlebury
  • Leckhampstead
  • Luffield Abbey
  • Akeley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LILLINGSTONE-DAYRELL, a parish in the district and county of Buckingham; near the boundary with Northamptonshire, 4½ miles N of Buckingham r. station. Post town, Buckingham. Acres, 2,223. Real property, £2,585. Pop., 198. Houses, 33. The property is divided among three. The manor has belonged since before the Conquest to the Dayrell family. Lillingstone House is the seat of A. J. Robarts, Esq., and stands in an extensive park. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £278. Patron, E. F. Dayrell, Esq. The church is ancient but good; consists of nave, S aisle, and chancel, with porch and tower; and contains brasses and tombs of the Dayrells from 1481. Charities, £15.

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

Lillingstone-Dayrell, 3½ miles N. Buckingham. P. 187

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


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