Moulsoe, Buckinghamshire Family History Guide

Moulsoe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin: 1559

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Moulsoe

  • Milton Keynes
  • North Crawley
  • Cranfield
  • Willen
  • Newport Pagnell
  • Broughton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MOULSOE, a village and a parish in Newport-Pagnell district, Bucks. The village stands 1¼ mile W of the boundary with Beds, 1½ E of the river Onzel, 3 SE of Newport-Pagnell, and 3¾ N by W of Woburn-Sands r. station; and has a post office under Newport-Pagnell. The parish comprises 1,190 acres. Real property, £2,647. Pop., 234. Houses, 51. The manor belongs to Lord Carrington. Moulsoe Wood is a meet for the Oakley hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £380.* Patron, Lord Carrington. The church is tolerable, and has a tower. There is a free school, endowed with the rent of 14 acres of land.

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

Moulsoe, 2 miles S.E. Newport-Pagnell. P. 297.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Moulsoe, or Mulso, co. Buckingham.

P. T. Newport Pagnel (50) 3 m. SE b E. Pop. 200.

A parish in the hundred of Newport; living, a rectory in the archdeaconry of Buckingham and diocese of Lincoln; valued in K.B. 16l. 16s. 3d.; church ded. to St. Mary; patron (1829) the Marquis of Northampton.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Marriages

Marriages at Moulsoe 1559-1837

Marriages at Moulsoe 1559-1837 – UK Genealogy Archives

Administration

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