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Guide to '''Buckinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.  
 
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=== County Information ===
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}} '''Buckinghamshire''' is an inland county in the central part of [[England]].
 
 
 
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"BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, or Bucks, an inland county; bounded on the NW and N by Northamptonshire; on the NE by Beds; on the E by Beds and Herts; on the SE by Middlesex; on the S and SW by Berks; and on the W by Oxfordshire...
 
 
 
"The county contains 199 parishes, parts of 6 other parishes, and 4 extra-parochial tracts...
 
 
 
"The county is governed by a lord-lieutenant, a high sheriff, about sixty deputy lieutenants, and about 220 magistrates. The assizes and the quarter sessions are held at Aylesbury... The county is in the diocese of Oxford; and constitutes an archdeaconry... The places of worship, in 1851, within the county proper, were 226 of the Church of England, 56 of Independents, 72 of Baptists, 8 of Quakers, 81 of Wesleyan Methodists, 36 of Primitive Methodists, 3 of Wesleyan Reformers, 1 of Lady Huntingdon's Connection, 1 of Latter Day Saints, with 100 s.; 11 of isolated congregations,&nbsp;and 4 of Roman Catholics.&nbsp;
 
 
 
"Population in 1801 was 108,132; in 1821, 135,133; in 1841, 156,439; in 1861, 167,993..."
 
 
 
SOURCE: The above extract is taken from:&nbsp; John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'' (1870-72).&nbsp; For the full account, go online to [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=849560&word=Buckinghamshire Vision of Britain].  
 
 
 
=== Jurisdictions  ===
 
 
 
Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org/ interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Buckinghamshire.
 
 
 
==== Civil Districts ====
 
 
 
When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Buckinghamshire was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes.&nbsp;&nbsp;The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place.&nbsp; Click [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/REG/bkm.htm here]&nbsp;to see&nbsp;a list of the&nbsp;civil districts in Buckinghamshire and the parishes covered by each.&nbsp; Read more about [[England Civil Registration]].
 
  
==== Parishes ====
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'''Buckinghamshire''' is an inland county in the central part of [[England Genealogy|England]].  "BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, or Bucks, an inland county; bounded on the NW and N by Northamptonshire; on the NE by Beds; on the E by Beds and Herts; on the SE by Middlesex; on the S and SW by Berks; and on the W by Oxfordshire... " John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'' (1870-72).<br><br>
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*[http://www.mkheritage.org.uk/hdhs/ Hanslope and District Historical Society] Maps, Socitey Booklets and Meeting & Events.
  
See a list of the [[Parishes in Buckinghamshire|parishes]] in Buckinghamshire with links to articles.
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=== Parishes ===
  
==== Probate Jurisdictions  ====
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| bgcolor="#dddddd" align="center" valign="middle" height="30" | <center>Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Buckinghamshire '''parishes:'''<br>[[Buckinghamshire Parishes#A|A]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#B|B]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#C|C]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#D|D]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#E|E]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#F|F]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#G|G]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#H|H]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#I|I]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#J|J]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#K|K]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#L|L]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#M|M]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#N|N]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#O|O]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#P|P]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#Q|Q]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#R|R]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#S|S]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#T|T]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#U|U]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#V|V]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#W|W]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#X|X]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#Y|Y]] [[Buckinghamshire Parishes#Z|Z]]</center>
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Before 1858, every town and parish in Buckinghamshire was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.&nbsp; To read more about probate records and see a list of Buckinghamshire towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to [[Buckinghamshire Probate Records|Buckinghamshire Probate Records]].  
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[http://maps.familysearch.org/ Interactive map] of Buckinghamshire parishes.
  
== Research Tools ==
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=== Civil Registration Districts ===
  
== Websites  ==
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A list of [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/REG/bkm.htm Buckinghamshire Civil Registration Districts.]
  
[http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/sites/bcc/archives/Centre_for_Buckinghamshire_Studies.page Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies]
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=== Websites  ===
  
[http://www.bucksinfo.net/brs/ Buckinghamshire Record Society]  
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*Buckinghamshire Resources and help pages on [http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=4.0 RootsChat Buckinghamshire Resources and help pages. (Free)].
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*Database of [http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/bcc/archives/ea_libprisoners.page? Victorian Prisoners] in Aylesbury Gaol in the 1870s
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*[[Professional Genealogists Who Specialize in Southeast England Research|Professional Genealogists who specialize in Southeast England Research]] helps you compare the expertise, credentials, and rates of professional researchers who can help you access these records.
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[http://www.bucksas.org.uk/index.php Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society]
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{{Geographic Location |title = '''Neighbouring counties''' |Centre = Buckinghamshire |North = [[Northamptonshire Genealogy|Northamptonshire]] |Northeast = [[Bedfordshire Genealogy|Bedfordshire]] |East = [[Bedfordshire Genealogy|Bedfordshire]]<br>[[Hertfordshire Genealogy|Hertfordshire]] |Southeast = [[Middlesex]] |South = [[Berkshire Genealogy|Berkshire]] |Southwest = [[Oxfordshire Genealogy|Oxfordshire]] |West = [[Oxfordshire Genealogy|Oxfordshire]] |Northwest = [[Northamptonshire Genealogy|Northamptonshire]]}}{{England counties}}
 
 
Database of names in Buckinghamshire&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/bcc/archives/ea_libtradedirectories.page? Trade Directories] 1792, 1798, 1811, 1824 and 1832
 
 
 
Database of [http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/bcc/archives/ea_libprisoners.page? Victorian Prisoners] in Aylesbury Gaol in the 1870s
 
 
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/buckinghamshireenglandgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Buckinghamshire]
 
 
 
To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Buckinghamshire and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/buckinghamshire.htm FHLFavorites.info].
 
 
 
=== Getting Help with your Genealogy  ===
 
 
 
[[Professional Genealogists Who Specialize in Southeast England Research|Professional Genealogists who specialize in Southeast England Research]] helps you compare the expertise, credentials, and rates of professional researchers who can help you access these records. <br> {{Geographic Location
 
|title = '''Neighbouring counties'''
 
|Centre   = Buckinghamshire
 
|North     = [[Northamptonshire]]
 
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|Southeast = [[Middlesex]]
 
|South     = [[Berkshire]]
 
|Southwest = [[Oxfordshire]]
 
|West     = [[Oxfordshire]]
 
|Northwest = [[Northamptonshire]]
 
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Guide to Buckinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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County Information

Buckinghamshire is an inland county in the central part of England. "BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, or Bucks, an inland county; bounded on the NW and N by Northamptonshire; on the NE by Beds; on the E by Beds and Herts; on the SE by Middlesex; on the S and SW by Berks; and on the W by Oxfordshire... " John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72).

Parishes

Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Buckinghamshire parishes:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Interactive map of Buckinghamshire parishes.

Civil Registration Districts

A list of Buckinghamshire Civil Registration Districts.

Websites


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