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Bradwell Abbey, Buckinghamshire

Historical Description

Bradwell-Abbey, formerly an extra-parochial tract, now a parish in Bucks, contiguous to Bradwell parish, 3½ miles SE by E of Stony-Stratford, and 2 S of Wolverton station on the L. & N.W.R. It has a post office under Stony-Stratford; money order and telegraph office, Stantonbury. Acreage, 447; population of the civil parish, 16; of the ecclesiastical, 455. A small black priory was founded here in the time of Stephen by a Baron of Wolverton, and given at the dissolution to Arthur Longfield, and is now a farmhouse.

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 
Poor Law unionNewport-Pagnell 

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

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Bradwell Abbey was in Newport Pagnell Registration District from 1837 to 1935

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bradwell Abbey from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Bradwell Abbey are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

CountyMilton Keynes
RegionSouth East
Postal districtMK13
Post TownMilton Keynes