Cublington, a village and a parish in Bucks, 5¼ miles from Leighton Buzzard station on the L. & N.W.R., and 6 N by E of Aylesbury, with a post office undef Leighton Buzzard; money order and telegraph office, Whitchurch. Acreage, 1223; population, 223. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford; net yearly value, £280 with residence. Patron, Lincoln College, Oxford. The church consists of nave and chancel, with a tower, and is good. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Cublington St. Nicholas|
|Poor Law union||Aylesbury|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The parish register dates from the year 1556.
Church of England
St. Nicholas (parish church)
The parish church of St. Nicholas is an edifice of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, with west gallery, south porch and an embattled western tower containing 2 bells and a clock added in 1927: in the church is a copy of Foxe's Book of Martyn, which was formerly chained to the desk on which it was placed in 1568: a brass in the chancel commemorates John Dervyle, 1410, first rector of the church: the church, partly restored in 1861, was repaired externally and furnished with a new tiled roof during the year 1887: on the north wall is a marble tablet bearing the names of those men of the parish who lost their lives in the Great War, 1914-18: the church was again restored in 1927: there are 120 sittings.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Cublington was in Aylesbury Registration District from 1837 to 1974
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Cublington from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Cublington (St. Nicholas))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Buckinghamshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Cublington 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