Newton Longville, Buckinghamshire Family History Guide

Newton Longville is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Alternative names: Newaston-Longville

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1560

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Primitive Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Newton Longville

  • Stoke Hammond
  • Drayton Parslow
  • Mursley
  • Whaddon
  • Tattenhoe
  • Bletchley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NEWTON-LONGVILLE, or Newaston-Longville, a village and a parish in Newport-Pagnell district, Bucks. The village stands 1 mile S of the Oxford and Bletchley railway, 2 S W of Bletchley r. station, and 10 ESE of Buckingham; and took the latter part of its name froma priory founded in the time of Henry I., as a cell to the Cluniac abbey of St. Faith, at Longueville in Normandy, and given, in 1415, to New College, Oxford. The parish comprises 1,718 acres. Post-town, Bletchley Station. Real property, £2,264. Pop., 547. Houses, 121. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to New College, Oxford. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £330. Patron, New College, Oxford. The church is partly early English, partly perpendicular; consists of nave, aisles, chancel, and N chapel, with porches and W tower; has, on the outerwall, a statue of St. Faith; and contains piscinæ, credence shelves, and a recently-restored ancient font. There are chapels for Baptists and Primitive Methodists, and a national school. Grocyn, the tutor of Erasmus, was rector.

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

Newton-Longville, 2 m. S. Fenny-Stratford. P. 565

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

Administration

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