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Cuddington, Buckinghamshire

Historical Description

Cuddington, a parish in Bucks, on the river Thame, 5 miles NE by N of Thame station on the G.W.R., and 5½ WSW of Aylesbury. It has a post office under Aylesbury; money order office, Dinton; telegraph office, Haddenham. Acreage, 1308; population, 443. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford; gross yearly value, £137 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Rochester. The church is Early English; consists of nave, chancel, and aisles, with square embattled tower, and is very good. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels, and some small charities.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishCuddington St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionAylesbury 

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

Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1651.


Church of England

St. Nicholas (parish church)

The parish church of St. Nicholas is an ancient building of stone in mixed styles, chiefly Early English and Decorated, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, south porch and an embattled western tower with turret, containing a clock and 6 bells: there is an elegant alabaster reredos: all the windows in the chancel are stained, one being a memorial to John Franklin esq.: in the south aisle is a piscina: the font and south doorway are Late Norman: there is a memorial to Nicholas Almond esq. ob. 1643: the church was thoroughly restored in 1857 and affords 275 sittings. At the entrance to the churchyard is a Cornish granite cross, of ancient design, erected to the memory of the men of the parish who gave their lives in the Great War, 1914-18; the names are inscribed on the base of the cross.

Civil Registration

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

Cuddington was in Aylesbury Registration District from 1837 to 1974

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cuddington from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Cuddington 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
RegionSouth East
Postal districtHP18
Post TownAylesbury