Turweston, Buckinghamshire Family History Guide

Turweston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1695

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Turweston

  • Biddlesden
  • Mixbury
  • Westbury
  • Whitfield
  • Brackley St James
  • Evenley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TURWESTON, a parish in the district of Brackley and county of Buckingham; 1½ mile ENE of Brackley r. station. Post town, Brackley. Acres, 1,240. Real property, £2,059. Pop., 335. Houses, 74. The property is divided chiefly among four. T. House is the seat of J. L. Stratton, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £300. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. The church was recently restored. There are a Wesleyan chapel of 1861, and charities £10.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Turweston, 5 m. N.W.Buckingham. P. 361

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

Administration

  • County: Buckinghamshire
  • Civil Registration District: Brackley
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham
  • Diocese: Post-1844 – Oxford, Pre-1845 – Lincoln
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 – None, Post-1844 – Buckingham
  • Poor Law Union: Brackley
  • Hundred: Buckingham
  • Province: Canterbury
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