Chearsley, Buckinghamshire Genealogy

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

Chearsley, Buckinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ashendon
County Buckinghamshire
Poor Law Union Aylesbury
Registration District Aylesbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1570
Bishop's Transcripts: 1813
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]

CHEARSLEY (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Aylesbury, hundred of Ashendon, county of Buckingham. [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]

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

IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
Chearsley, Buckinghamshire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
IGI 1570-1590, 1601-1812
1570-1812, 1837-1885


Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

General 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]

Chearsley on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) pp 558-562. Date accessed and adapted 28 May 2013.
  2. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Buckingham, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 4 February 2014.