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Newton Blossomville, Buckinghamshire

Historical Description

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.

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 parishNewton-Blossomville St. Nicholas 
HundredNewport 
Poor Law unionNewport-Pagnell 

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


Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1730.


Churches

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.


Civil Registration

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:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Newton Blossomville 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

CountyMilton Keynes
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtMK43
Post TownBedford