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Barton Hartshorn, Buckinghamshire

Historical Description

Barton-Hartshorn, a parish of Buckinghamshire, on the verge of the county, 4 miles WSW of Buckingham, which is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Tingewick. Acreage, 892; population, 102. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Chetwode, in the diocese of Oxford; net value, £77 with residence. The church is a handsome cruciform structure in the Perpendicular style of architecture.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyBuckinghamshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBarton-Hartshorn St. James 
Poor Law unionBuckingham 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1567


Church of England

St. James (parish church)

The parish church of St James is an ancient cruciform structure in the Early English and Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, transept, south porch and a western turret containing 2 bells; the transept was added in 1841 by W. H. Bracebridge esq. then patron; the clock, placed in the west gable, was given by the late Dr. Clark.

Civil Registration

Barton Hartshorn was in Buckingham Registration District from 1837 to 1935

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Barton Hartshorn from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Buckinghamshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Barton Hartshorn are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Buckinghamshire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

A full transcript of the Visitation of Buckinghamshire, 1634 is online

DistrictAylesbury Vale
RegionSouth East
Postal districtMK18
Post TownBuckingham