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Buckland, Buckinghamshire

Historical Description

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.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyBuckinghamshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBuckland All Saints 
HundredAylesbury 
Poor Law unionAylesbury 

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


Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1660


Churches

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.


Civil Registration

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:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Buckland 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
CountyBuckinghamshire
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtHP22