Stoke Poges is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.
Other places in the parish include: Slough, Salthill, and Ditton.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1563
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600
Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic and Wesleyan Methodist.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
STOKE-POGES, a village and a parish in Eton district, Bucks. The village stands 1½ mile N of Slough r. station, and has a post-office under Slough. The parish contains also Ditton hamlet, and parts of Slough and Salthill. Acres, 2,500. Real property, £8,275. Pop. in 1851, 1,501; in 1861, 1,600. Houses, 304. The property is much sub-divided. The manor belonged anciently to the Poges; and passed to the Molins, the Hastings, the lawyer Coke, Lord Purbeck, the Gayers, the Halseys, Lady Cobham, and the Penns. S.-Park is the seat of Lord Taunton; S.-Place, of Col. R. H. Vyse; S.-Farm, of Lady Maria Molyneux; and Fairfield Lodge, of J. U. Easson, Esq. Ditton Park belongs to the Duke of Buccleuch; Baylis House, to the Duke of Leeds; and the latter is now used as a Roman Catholic boarding-school. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £500. Patron, the Duke of Leeds. The church ranges from Norman to later English, and has a tower and spire. The churchyard is the scene of Grey’s “Elegy,’’ and contains his tomb. A chapel of ease is at Ditton. There are endowed national schools with £30 a year, an alms-house-hospital with £129, and other charities £46.
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: Eton
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham
- Diocese: Pre-1845 – Lincoln, Post-1844 – Oxford
- Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 – None, Post-1844 – Burnham
- Poor Law Union: Eton
- Hundred: Stoke
- Province: Canterbury