Newton Blossomville, Buckinghamshire
Newton Blossomville, a parish in Bucks, on the river Ouse, at the boundary with Beds, 2½ miles E of Olney station on the Bedford and Northampton branch of the M.R., and 8 NNE of Newport Pagnell. Post town, Newport Pagnell; money order and telegraph office, Turvey. Acreage, 1014; population, 191. The manor and most of the land belong to the Farrer family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford; net value, £100. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Newton-Blossomville St. Nicholas|
|Poor Law union||Newport-Pagnell|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The parish register dates from the year 1730.
Church of England
St. Nicholas (parish church)
The church of St. Nicholas is an ancient edifice of stone in the Decorated and Perpendicnlar styles, consisting of chancel, nave of two bays, north aisle, south porch, and an embattled western tower of Perpendicular date, containing 3 bells: the aisle extends the the whole length of the church: the chancel retains a piscina, and there is a brass to Jane, eldest daughter of John Bodington Clerke, and Bridget, his wife, 1663; and one other to Bridget, wife of John Bodington, 1673: the church was restored in 1862 and affords 200 sittings.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Newton Blossomville was in Newport Pagnell Registration District from 1837 to 1935
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Newton Blossomville from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Newton-Blossomville (St. Nicholas))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Buckinghamshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Newton Blossomville 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