Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire Genealogy
Guide to Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire|
|Poor Law Union||Wycombe|
|Parish registers: 1592; Separate registers exist for Lane End beginning 1832|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1601; Separate records exist for Lane End beginning 1851|
|Diocese||Pre-1845 - Lincoln; Post-1844 - Oxford|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham|
|Location of Archive|
|Buckinghamshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Marlow (or Great Marlow), market town and a parish, Bucks, on river Thames, 5 miles NW. of Maidenhead and 32½ miles W. of London.
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]
Great Marlow parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FMP = Buckinghamshire Baptism, Marriage, Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)|
|FS = FamilySearch - free|
|ANC = Ancestry - ($)|
|FREG = FreeREG - free|
|IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free|
|FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free|
|FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free|
|Great Marlow Online Parish Records|
|IGI||1592-1611, 1619-1630, 1714-1719
1731-1735, 1731-1756, 1736-1740
1754-1758, 1763-1767, 1767-1769
1770-1773, 1774-1837, 1774-1777
|FS Catalog PRs||1592-1611||1592-1611||1592-1611|
|FS Catalog BTs||1601-1840||1601-1840||1601-1840|
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]
- Primitive Methodist
- Roman Catholic
- Wesleyan Methodist
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]
Great Marlow on GENUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles 1887 Date accessed and adapted 11 June 2013.