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Loudwater, Buckinghamshire Genealogy

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

Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Desborough
County Buckinghamshire
Poor Law Union Wycombe
Registration District Wycombe
Records begin
Parish registers: 1792
Bishop's Transcripts: Not Known
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Wycombe
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]

LOUDWATER, a chapelry, in the parish and union of High Wycombe, hundred of Desborough, county of Buckingham, 3¼ miles (S. E.) from High Wycombe.[1] Loudwater is adjacent to the parishes of High Wycombe, Little Marlow, Wooburn, and Penn.

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]

Because Loudwater is a chapelry, look for church records in adjacent parishes. These include: High Wycombe, Little Marlow, Wooburn, and Penn.

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]

Loudwater a chapelry in parish of Wycombe in GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 175-179. Date accessed and adapted 20 June 2013.