Buckworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Huntingdonshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1665
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BUCKWORTH, a parish in the district and county of Huntingdon; 5¼ miles W of the Great Northern railway, and 7 NW of Huntingdon. Post Town, Alconbury, under Huntingdon. Acres, 1,950. Real property, £2,783. Pop., 201. Houses, 39. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £330. Patron, R. E. D. Shafto, Esq. The church is good.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BUCKWORTH (All Saints), a parish, in the hundred of Leightonstone, union and county of Huntingdon, 7 miles (N. W. by W.) from Huntingdon; containing 160 inhabitants, and comprising 843 acres, of which 47 are common or waste. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £21. 5. 2½., and in the patronage of R. E. D. Shafto, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £337. 13.; and there is a good glebe-house, with nearly 43 acres of land.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Administration

  • County: Huntingdonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Huntingdon
  • Probate Court: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon
  • Diocese: Pre-1837 – Lincoln, Post-1836 – Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Leightonstone
  • Poor Law Union: Huntingdon
  • Hundred: Leightonstone
  • Province: Canterbury

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