Bledlow Ridge, Buckinghamshire Genealogy
Guide to Bledlow Ridge, Buckinghamshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Bledlow Ridge, Buckinghamshire|
|County||Buckinghamshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Wycombe|
|Parish registers: 1868|
|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]
BLEDLOW RIDGE was originally a hamlet in the parish of Bledlow. It separated from Bledlow in 1868 when a new chapel, dedicated to St. Paul, was constructed. Bledlow Ridge is three miles from church in Bledlow. There is also a Wesleyan meetinghouse at Bledlow Ridge. BLEDLOW (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Wycombe, hundred of Aylesbury, county of Buckingham, 5½ miles (E. S. E.) from Thame.
Resource[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]
Bledlow Ridge 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|
|FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free|
|Bledlow Ridge Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs||1868-1883, 1868-1979||1868-1883, 1868-1979||1868-1883, 1868-1979|
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.
Because Bledlow Ridge was part of Bledlow until 1868, also check church records for Bledlow.
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
- Wesleyan Methodist
Census records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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]
Bledlow Ridge on GENUKI