Fenny Stratford, Buckinghamshire Family History Guide

St Martin's Church in Fenny Stratford.
St Martin’s Church in Fenny Stratford. Copyright Mat Fascione and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Fenny Stratford is an Ecclesiastical Parish and a market town in the county of Buckinghamshire, created in 1730 from a chapelry in Bletchley Parish and Simpson Parish.

Parish church: St Martin

Parish registers begin: 1730

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Fenny Stratford

  • Bow Brickhill
  • Little Brickhill
  • Great Brickhill
  • Simpson
  • Bletchley
  • Shenley

Historical Descriptions

Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Stratford, Fenny, a market town of England, in Buckinghamshire, 11 miles E. from Buckingham. Post town, Bletchley Station. It has a money ord. off. Manf. Lace. Mar. D. Mon. Pop. 1199. It is a station on the Cambridge, Bedford, and Bletchley branch of the London and North Western Railway.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Stratford-Fenny, 46 miles N. W. London, and 14 N.E. Aylesbury. Mrkt., Mon. P. 1033.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.


  • County: Buckinghamshire
  • Civil Registration District: Newport Pagnell
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham
  • Diocese: Pre-1837 – Lincoln, Post-1836 – Oxford
  • Rural Deanery: Newport
  • Poor Law Union: Newport Pagnell
  • Hundred: Newport
  • Province: Canterbury

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