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Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire Genealogy

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

Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Cottesloe
County Buckinghamshire
Poor Law Union Winslow
Registration District Winslow
Records begin
Parish registers: 1565
Bishop's Transcripts: 1576
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Mursley
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]

SWANBOURNE, a parish with a village, in Winslow district, Bucks; near the Oxford and Bletchley railway, 2 miles E by S of Winslow. There is a Baptist chapel.[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]

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

FMP = Buckinghamshire Baptism, Marriage, Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)
FS = FamilySearch - free
SWANHIST = Swanbourne History - free
ANC = Ancestry - ($)
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Swanbourne Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1546-1881
1566-1881
1546-1881
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
SWANHIST 1565-1941
1565-1941
1565-1941
ANC 1538-1975
1538–1973
1538-1991
IGI 1565-1836, 1838-1881, 1842-1880
1566-1836, 1837-1881


FS Catalog PRs
1565-1881
1565-1881
1565-1881
FS Catalog BTs
1576-1840
1576-1840
1576-1840

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]

Particular 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]

Swanbourne on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-2 Date accessed and adapted 11 July 2013.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk