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Cublington, Buckinghamshire

Historical Description

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.

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 parishCublington St. Nicholas 
HundredCottesloe 
Poor Law unionAylesbury 

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


Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1556.


Churches

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.


Civil Registration

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:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Cublington 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 districtLU7
Post TownLeighton Buzzard