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Woughton on the Green, Buckinghamshire

Historical Description

Woughton-on-the Green, a parish, with a village, built round a green of about 20 acres, in Bucks, on the river Ousel and the Grand Junction Canal, 2 miles N of Fenny Stratford station, and 3 from Bletchley station on the L. & N.W.R. It has a post office under Bletchley Station; money order and telegraph office, Fenny Stratford. Acreage, 1224; population, —08. There is a parish council consisting of five members. Woughton House is pleasantly situated in a park of 43 acres. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford; net value, £125 with residence. The church is in the Decorated style. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishWoughton-on-the-Green St. Mary 
HundredNewport 
Poor Law unionNewport-Pagnell 

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


Civil Registration

Woughton on the Green was in Newport Pagnell Registration District from 1837 to 1935


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Woughton on the Green from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Woughton on the Green 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

CountyMilton Keynes
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtMK6
Post TownMilton Keynes