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Guide to Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Desborough
County Buckinghamshire
Poor Law Union Wycombe
Registration District Wycombe
Records begin
Parish registers: 1592; Separate registers exist for Lane End beginning 1832
Bishop's Transcripts: 1601; Separate records exist for Lane End beginning 1851
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Wycombe
Diocese Pre-1845 - Lincoln; Post-1844 - Oxford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham
Location of Archive
Buckinghamshire Record Office


Parish History

Marlow (or Great Marlow), market town and a parish, Bucks, on river Thames, 5 miles NW. of Maidenhead and 32½ miles W. of London.[1]


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


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Non-Conformist Churches
  • Independent/Congregational
  • Primitive Methodist
  • Roman Catholic
  • Wesleyan Methodist

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 241216.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Buckinghamshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.


Great Marlow on GENUKI


  1. John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles 1887 Date accessed and adapted 11 June 2013.
  2. 'Buckinghamshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 28 January 2014.


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