Wing Buckinghamshire ~ One-Place Study

Latest updates 30 January 2014 in bold

Wing is a large parish situated on a hill in the Vale of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, very near to Leighton Buzzard. The parish church of All Saints, where our ancestors were baptised and married, is Saxon in parts and would have witnessed a lot over the intervening millennium! The surrounding hamlets and properties include Ascott House (now in the care of the National Trust) which has been home to Wing's prominent landowner families over the years including the Dormers and the Rothschilds. The neighbours may have been a little bit posh but most of the folk of Wing were humble agricultural labourers working on the surrounding farms.

On this site you will find a variety of genealogical information about the people of Wing. To the left there are transcriptions of various primary records, to the right I have taken a more holistic approach to this one-place-study. If you are researching your own ancestors from Wing, I would love to hear from you - please email me at alex@wing-ops.org.uk. Note that I do work full-time and am almost certainly in a different time zone to you, but you should hear from me within a day or two.

I'd like this to be a collaborative effort. If you have photos, stories, family trees or other snippets about Wing and your Wing ancestors to share, I would be delighted to see them. My blog will keep you up-to-date with what I'm currently researching - maybe you have some relevant information to contribute?

DISCLAIMER - While I have made every effort to ensure accuracy, this cannot be guaranteed. As with anything found on the internet, you are advised to check the original documents - besides, seeing your ancestor's signature or mark yourself is much more satisfying!

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Wish there was a one-place study like this for your special ancestral place? There may be - visit the Society for One-Place Studies website and find out.

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TRANSCRIPTIONS

Note re Spellings

Parish Registers
Summary
Baptisms (start)
Banns (start)
Marriages (start)
Burials (start)

Census
1841
1871
1891
1911

Directories
Name Index
1830 - Pigots
1839 - Robsons
1844 - Pigots
1847 - Post Office
1850 - Slaters
1853 - Musson & Cravens
1854 - Post Office
1863 - Dutton
1864 - Post Office
1869 - Post Office
1876 - Harrods
1877 - Post Office
1883 - Kellys
1887 - Kellys
1895 - Kellys
1899 - Kellys
1903 - Kellys
1907 - Kellys
1911 - Kellys
1915 - Kellys
1924 - Kellys
1928 - Kellys
1931 - Kellys
1935 - Kellys

Residents
1522 Muster Roll
1524 Subsidy Roll
1535 Muster Roll
1642 Contributions for Ireland
1705 Poll
1722 Poll
1784 Poll
1831 Poll
1700s Polls - BDF
1798 Posse Comitatus
1798 Enclosure Map key
1810 Land Tax
1820 Land Tax
1830 Land Tax
1873 Owners of Land


TOPICS

Wills
Memorial Inscriptions
Crime
Military Men
Industries & Trades
Non-Conformists
Baptism Strays
Marriage Strays
Burial Strays
Sun Insurance Records
Research Pre-1546
The Miscellany

Who's Who
The Dormers
Robert May, c.1588-1664
My People

Wing Village
Gazetteers
Photos 2005
All Saints Church 2005
Words of Wing

Finding Aids
Wing As It Was - names
Wing As It Was v2 - names
For Sale
Wing's Neighbours
Links

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Visit the modern-day
Wing Village website at
www.wingvillage.org.uk
or
www.bucksinfo.net/wing-village-web-site