Fenny Stratford, Buckinghamshire

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.

Administration

  • 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