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Boveney, Buckinghamshire Genealogy

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Guide to Boveney, Buckinghamshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Boveney, Buckinghamshire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Burnham
County Buckinghamshire
Poor Law Union Eton
Registration District Eton
Records begin
Parish registers: None; For records see Burnham
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Burnham
Diocese Pre-1837 - Lincoln; Post-1836 - Oxford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham
Location of Archive
Buckinghamshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

BOVENEY, LOWER, a chapelry, in the parish and hundred of Burnham, union of Eton, county of Buckingham, 2 miles (W.) from Eton.[1] Boveney is adjacent to the parishes of Eton, Burnham, and Dorney in Buckinghamshire. It is also adjacent to the Berkshire parishes of Bray and New Windsor Holy Trinity.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Boveney is a chapelry. To find records, look in the adjacent parishes of Eton, Burnham, Dorney, Bray, and New Windsor Holy Trinity.


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

None

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Buckinghamshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Boveney under Burnham on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 pp. 317-320. Date accessed and adapted, 28 May 2013.