Long Crendon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1559
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1590
Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CRENDON (Long), a parish in the district of Thame and county of Buckingham; on the river Thame, adjacent to the boundary with Oxfordshire, 2¼ miles N of Thame r. station. It has a post-office under Thame. Acres, 3, 120. Real property, £5, 892. Pop., 1, 570. Houses, 356. The property is much subdivided. Nutley Abbey here was founded, in 1162, by William Gifford, Earl of Buckingham; and the remains of it are now included in a picturesque farm-house. An ancient cemetery was discovered in 1824, near the supposed site of the castle of the Giffords; and yielded some curious relics of Roman pottery and sepulture. A kistvaen, with urns, was found in 1849. A royalist force, under Col. Blagge, was beaten here, in 1644, by the parliamentarians. Some of the inhabitants are needle-makers. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £134. Patron, Lord Churchill. The church is early English and cruciform; has a bell from Nutley Abbey; and contains a font resting upon lions, and a monument of Sir John Dormer of 1605. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels, and charities £44.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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- County: Buckinghamshire
- Civil Registration District: Thame
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham
- Diocese: Pre-1845 - Lincoln, Post-1844 - Oxford
- Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 - None, Post-1844 - Waddesdon
- Poor Law Union: Thame
- Hundred: Ashendon
- Province: Canterbury