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Nash, Buckinghamshire

Historical Description

Nash, a township in Whaddon parish, Bucks, 5½ miles E of Buckingham, and 6 from Wolverton station on the L.& N.W.R. It has a post office under Stony Stratford; money order and telegraph office, Stony Stratford. Acreage, 1247; population, 306. The township forms chief part of the chapelry of Thomton-cum-Nash, and contains the church of that chapelry, a small but beautiful building of stone in the Gothic style, erected in 1857-58. It has a Baptist chapel and some small charities. There is a chalybeate spring in the village.

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.

Civil parishWhaddon 

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


Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1861.


Churches

Church of England

All Saints (parish church)

The church of All Saints is a small but elegant edifice of stone in the Gothic style, consisting of chancel, nave and north porch, and a turret containing one bell: the chancel was consecrated in 1858, and the rest of the church in 1861: the east and west windows are stained: there are 220 sittings. On the churchyard wall is a war shrine, built of white stone, on which are inscribed the names of 5 men of the parish who fell in the Great War, 1914-18.


Civil Registration

Nash was in Winslow Registration District from 1837 to 1935


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Nash from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Nash 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 districtMK17
Post TownMilton Keynes