Westbury Buckinghamshire Family History Guide

Westbury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Westbury

  • Biddlesden
  • Mixbury
  • Stowe
  • Finmere
  • Evenley
  • Shalstone
  • Luffield Abbey
  • Lillingstone Dayrell
  • Brackley St Peter
  • Turweston

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WESTBURY, a parish in the district of Brackley and county of Buckingham; 2½ miles ESE of Brackley r. station. Post town, Buckingham. Acres, 2,547. Real property, £2,800. Pop., 379. Houses, 84. Westbury manor is the seat of the Hon. P. Barrington. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £106. Patron, the Hon. P. Barrington. The church was restored in 1863. There are a national school, and charities £21.

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

Westbury, 4 m. N.W. Buckingham. P. 471

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: Pre-1845 – Lincoln, Post-1844 – Oxford
  • Rural Deanery: Post-1844 – Buckingham, Pre-1845 – None
  • Poor Law Union: Brackley
  • Hundred: Buckingham
  • Province: Canterbury
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