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

Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Buckingham
County Buckinghamshire
Poor Law Union Buckingham PLU
Registration District Buckingham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1576
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Buckingham
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

Contents

Parish History

LECKHAMPSTEAD (St. Mary), a parish, in the union, hundred, and county of Buckingham, 3½ miles (N. E. by N.) from Buckingham.[1]

Resources

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

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

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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FREG 1560-1861
1601-1853
1592-1881
Non-Conformist Churches

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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 241212.

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.

Websites

Leckhampstead on GENUKI

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 46-55. Date accessed and adapted 18 June 2013.
  2. 'Buckinghamshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 28 January 2014.

 

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