Buckland is an Ancient Parish in the county of Hertfordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Chipping.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. Andrew

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1658
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Buntingford
  • Wyddial
  • Reed
  • Barkway
  • Sandon
  • Layston
  • Therfield
  • Throcking

Parish History

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BUCKLAND (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Buntingford, hundred of Edwinstree, county of Hertford, 3 miles (N.) from Buntingford; containing 435 inhabitants. It comprises by computation 2000 acres, of which 500 are woodland, 50 pasture, and the remainder good arable land; the soil is fertile, and the surface varied. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £20, and in the patronage of King’s College, Cambridge: the tithes have been commuted for £330, and the glebe comprises 38 acres. The church is in the later English style.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records


  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Royston
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
  • Diocese: Post-1844 – Rochester, Pre-1845 – London
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 – Braughing, Post-1844 – Buntingford
  • Poor Law Union: Buntingford
  • Hundred: Edwinstree
  • Province: Canterbury

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