Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire
Aston-Clinton, a township, a village, and a parish in Bucks. The township lies near Icknield Street and the Wendover and Aylesbury canals, 3 miles NW of Tring station on the L. & N.W.R., and 4½ SE of Aylesbury. It has a post and money order office under Tring, which is the telegraph office. Acreage, 3809; population, 1393. The parish includes also the ecclesiastical parish of St Leonard. Aston-Clinton House is a seat of the Rothschilds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford; net value, £407. Patron, Jesus' College, Oxford. The church is a building of stone in the Early English style. There is also a Baptist chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Aston-Clinton St. Michael|
|Poor Law union||Aylesbury|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Aston Clinton 1560-1812, Buckinghamshire is available to browse online.
The parish register of baptisms dates from the year 1566, and that of burials and marriages from 1560
Church of England
St. Michael and All Angels (parish church)
The parish church of St. Michael and All Angels is a building of stone in the Early English and Decorated styles, with Perpendicular additions, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, south porch and an embattled western tower containing 6 bells: it was restored in 1867: an organ was built in 1894: there is a stone pulpit: in the chancel is buried Gerard, 1st Viscount Lake, of Delhi and Laswaree, conqueror in 1804 of the great Mogul; he died 20 Feb. 1808; the church has 418 sittings: the churchyard is spacious and partially surrounded by a belt of lime trees.
Aston Clinton was in Aylesbury Registration District from 1837 to 1974
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Aston Clinton from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Aston-Clinton (St. Michael))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Buckinghamshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Aston Clinton are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Buckinghamshire papers online:
A full transcript of the Visitation of Buckinghamshire, 1634 is online