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Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire Genealogy

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

Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ashendon
County Buckinghamshire
Poor Law Union Aylesbury
Registration District Aylesbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1560
Bishop's Transcripts: 1645
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Waddesdon
Diocese Pre-1845 - Lincoln; Post-1844 - Oxford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham
Location of Archive
Buckinghamshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

GRENDON UNDERWOOD, a village and a parish in Aylesbury district, Bucks, 4 miles SW of Claydon r. station, and 6½ ESE of Bicester.[1]

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]

Grendon Underwood parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = Buckinghamshire Baptism, Marriage, Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)
FS = FamilySearch - free
ANC = Ancestry - ($)
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Grendon Underwood Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1606-1809
1606-1812
1606-1809
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
ANC 1538-1975
1538–1973
1538-1991
IGI 1592-1812, 1813-1869
1560-1753, 1813-1836


FS Catalog PRs
1560-1905
1560-1905
1560-1905
FS Catalog BTs
1604-1808
1604-1808
1604-1808

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]

Baptist

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]

Grendon Underwood on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1890-72 Date accessed and adapted 11 June 2013.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk