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Little Woolstone, Buckinghamshire

Historical Description

Woolstone, Little, a village and a parish in Bucks, 2 miles S from Great Linford station on the Wolverton and Newport Pagnell branch of the L. & N.W.R., and 3 S from Newport Pagnell. The parish is crossed by the Grand Junction Canal and by the river Ousel. Acreage, 631; population of the civil parish, 83; of the ecclesiastical, with Great Woolstone, 163. The manor belongs to the Prescott-Westcar family. The living is a rectory, united with that of Great Woolstone; joint net value, £192 with residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor. The church, which was partly rebuilt in 1861, is a building of stone consisting of chancel and nave with S porch and turret.

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 parishLittle Woolstone Holy Trinity 
Poor Law unionNewport-Pagnell 

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

Civil Registration

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

Little Woolstone was in Newport Pagnell Registration District from 1837 to 1934

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Little Woolstone from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Little Woolstone are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

A full transcript of the Visitation of Buckinghamshire, 1634 is online