Thornton, Buckinghamshire Family History Guide

Thornton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1562

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Independent/Congregational

Parishes adjacent to Thornton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

THORNTON, a parish in the district and county of Buckingham; 4½ miles ENE of Buckingham r. station-Post town, Stony-Stratford. Acres, 1,332. Real property, £2,252. Pop., 111. Houses, 17. The manor, with T. Hall, belongs to the Hon. R. Cavendish. The living is a rectory, united with Nash, in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £230. Patron, the Hon. R. Cavendish. The church is good.

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

Thornton, 3 m. N.E. Buckingham. P. 101

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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