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Stoke Goldington, Buckinghamshire

Historical Description

Stoke Goldington, a parish, with a village, in Bucks, 4¼ miles NW of Newport Pagnell, and 4 E from Olney station on the Bedford and Northampton branch of the M.R. It has a post office under Newport Pagnell; money order and telegraph office, Hanslope. Acreage, 2352; population of the civil parish, 767; of the ecclesiastical, with Gayhurst, 858. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The manor belongs to the Carlile family. The living is a rectory, annexed to Gayhurst, in the diocese of Oxford; joint net value, £234. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Early English style. There is a Congregational chapel and a village reading-room. The lawyer Coke was a resident.

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 parishStoke-Goldington St. Peter 
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 1538.


Churches

Church of England

St. Peter (parish church)

The church of St. Peter, seated on an acclivity, is an ancient edifice of stone, chiefly in the Early English style, and consisting of chancel, nave of six bays, aisles, south porch and a low embattled tower containing 5 bells: the south aisle extends to the entire length of the church, and there is a lofty chancel arch of the Decorated period: the nave arcades are Early English: in 1929 two sanctuary lamps were added in memory of William Steventon, a former schoolmaster here: there are 200 sittings.


Civil Registration

Stoke Goldington was in Newport Pagnell Registration District from 1837 to 1935


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stoke Goldington from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Stoke Goldington 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:


Villages, Hamlets, &c

Eakley Lanes

Visitations Heraldic

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

CountyMilton Keynes
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtMK16
Post TownNewport Pagnell