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Lewknor, Buckinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Lewknor
County Buckinghamshire
Poor Law Union Wycombe PLU
Registration District Thame; Wycombe
Records begin
Parish registers: 1666; Separate registers exist for Ashampstead beginning 1786 and for Cadmore End beginning 1786
Bishop's Transcripts: 1670; 1721; Separate records exist for Ashampstead beginning 1851 and for Cadmore End beginning 1817
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Aston
Diocese Oxford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
Location of Archive
Buckinghamshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Lewknor is an Ancient Parish partly in Buckinghamshire and partly in Oxfordshire.Lewknor is an Ancient Parish partly in Buckinghamshire and partly in Oxfordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Ackhampstead, Ackhamstead, Ashampstead, Ashamstead, Stutridge, Lewknor Up Hill, Lewknor Uphill, Postcombe, Studdridge, and Cadmore End.

A more detailed description is available at Genuki.org.uk.

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

Census records

Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 474574.
To view these census images online, they are available through a number of websites for a fee or free.
findmypast (fee-based) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
Ancestry.co.uk(fee-based) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
The Genealogist.co.uk(fee-based) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
FreeCen is a free based UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.

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

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England Jurisdictions 1851
Vision of Britain

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