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

Nether Winchendon, Buckinghamshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ashendon
County Buckinghamshire
Poor Law Union Aylesbury PLU
Registration District Aylesbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1562
Bishop's Transcripts: 1576
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Waddesdon
Diocese Pre-1837 - Lincoln; Post-1836 - Oxford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham
Location of Archive
Buckinghamshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

WINCHENDON (Nether or Lower), a parish in Aylesbury district, Bucks; 6 miles S by W of Aylesbury r. station.[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

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1560.
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the FamilySearch Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Non-Conformist Churches

Baptist

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 241210.

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

Nether Winchendon under Lower Winchendon on GENUKI

References

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72. Date accessed and adapted 25 June 2013.

 

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