Langley Marish, Buckinghamshire Genealogy

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

Langley Marish, Buckinghamshire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Stoke
County Buckinghamshire
Poor Law Union Eton
Registration District Eton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1645; For more records see Wyrardisbury; Separate registers exist for Colnbrook beginning 1760
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600; Separate records exist for Colnbrook beginning 1633
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Burnham
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]

LANGLEY-MARISH (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Eton, hundred of Stoke, county of Buckingham.[1]

In the 1801 census there were 1215 inhabitants in 326 families living in 226 houses recorded in Langley Marish, [2]

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]

Langley Marish 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[3]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Langley Marish Online Parish Records
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1601-1835
FS 1538-1975
ANC 1538-1975
IGI 1644-1812, 1729-1749, 1810-1874
1684-1780, 1780-1814, 1815-1835

1663-1728, 1729-1749, 1749-1876
1689-1780, 1781-1814, 1815-1835

1684-1780, 1780-1814, 1815-1835
FS Catalog PRs
FS Catalog BTs

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
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • Independent/Congregational
  • Primitive Methodist

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]

Langley Marish on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 23-25. Date accessed and adapted 18 June 2013.
  2. GENUKI., [ “Langley Marish”. Date accessed and adapted 2 November 2019.