Upton cum Chalvey, Buckinghamshire Genealogy

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

Upton cum Chalvey, Buckinghamshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Stoke
County Buckinghamshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Eton
Registration District Eton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1539
Bishop's Transcripts: 1576
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Burnham
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]

UPTON, a parish in Eton district, Bucks; adjacent to Slough r. station. There is an Independent chapel, and a Wesleyan chapel.[1]

UPTON-CUM-CHALVEY, an ancient ecclesiastical parish in the south-east of the county, has since 1900 been mainly included in the modern civil parish of Slough. Parts of it were added to Eton in the same year and to Wexham in 1901.[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]

Upton cum Chalvey 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
Upton cum Chalvey Online Parish Records
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1576-1836
FS 1538-1975
ANC 1538-1975
IGI 1539-1759, 1758-1874
1510-1852, 1754-1885

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]
  • Independent/Congregational
  • Plymouth Brethren
  • Primitive Methodist
  • Roman Catholic
  • 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]

Upton cum Chalvey 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. "Upton-Cum-Chalvey", British History Online 1925, p. 314-318. Date accessed and adapted 14 February 2019.
  3. ArcherSoftware.co.uk