Buckland, a parish in Bucks, intersected by the Aylesbury and the Wendover Canals, 3 miles WNW of Tring, and 4 from Aylesbury. Post town, Tring; telegraph office, Aston Clinton. Acreage, 1609; population, 849. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford; net value, £160. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. The church, an edifice of stone in the Early English style, dates from 1294. There is also a small Wesleyan chapel. Buckland Common is a hamlet 5½ miles SE of the parish church. It has a chapel of ease and a small Wesleyan chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Buckland All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Aylesbury|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The parish register dates from the year 1660
Church of England
All Saints (parish church)
The parish church of All Saints, erected in 1294, is a building of stone and flint in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, north aisle, south porch and a low embattled western tower (rebuilt in 1894) containing a clock and 3 bells, dated respectively 1675, 1693 and 1708: the nave arcade has circular piers with octagonal capitals: the font is Norman and has a fluted basin: the church was restored in 1869, and the chancel in 1881: there are 173 sittings; in the churchyard is a plain cross of Portland stone, erected in memory of the men connected with this parish who lost their lives in the Great War. 1914-18.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Buckland was in Aylesbury Registration District from 1837 to 1974
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Buckland from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Buckland (All Saints))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Buckinghamshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Buckland 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