Ravenstone, Buckinghamshire Genealogy

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Buckinghamshire Parishes

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

Ravenstone, Buckinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Newport
County Buckinghamshire
Poor Law Union Newport Pagnell
Registration District Newport Pagnell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1568
Bishop's Transcripts: 1609
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Newport
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

RAVENSTONE (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Newport-Pagnell, hundred of Newport, county of Buckingham, 2½ miles (W. by S.) from Olney.[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

Non-Conformist Churches
  • Baptist
  • Independent/Congregational

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.

Genealogy From Periodicals

Clarke, Sheila M. Does Anyone Else Out there Belong to Joseph? Family tree of Joseph Robbins (Robins) 1742 Northampton All Saints and Sarah Lyon of Clifton Raynes, Buckinghamshire. and descendants some of whom were born in Ravenstone, Buckinghamshire. Surnames Butlin, Watson, Ward, Clarke. Article dated 1742-1932, and is to be found in Footprints, vol.18,no4, pages 44-46, Family History Library Reference 942.55 D25fo vo.18.

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.


Ravenstone on GENUKI


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England 1848 pp. 640-645 Date accessed and adapted 25 June 2013.