Archives

Welcome to the Archives. While you can’t breathe in the scent of old parchment and admire the 150-year-old photographs, you can view my transcriptions of original documents and images. White gloves are strictly optional! These are all full transcriptions, not indices, and I have tried to transcribe all information contained within the original source as closely as possible.

Census

The following census and census-equivalent records for Wing are available here: The remainder will be transcribed in due course, however they are not currently a priority as census images and transcriptions are widely available on commercial websites and I’d rather focus on less-easily-accessible items.

Directories

This index lists all individuals named in the various directories I have transcribed and made available on this website. Click on the links to view the transcription of the relevant directory. Adams Henry Charles farmer, Burcott 1847~1853~1854~1863~1864~1869~1876~1877~1883~1887 Adams Herbert Walter farmer, Burcott 1895~1899~1903~1907~1911~1915~1924~1928~1931 Adams James boot shop 1887 Adams James agent to Lord & Lady …

Memorial Inscriptions

These pages contain selected memorial inscriptions from the churchyard or interior of All Saint’s Church, Wing. Any bits in brackets I’m not 100% sure of as it’s hard to see in the photos. I have hundreds (literally) more photos of Wing’s gravestones taken in September 2013 so if there is a particular one you are …

Parish Registers of All Saints Church

The existing parish registers are listed below by volume. Information regarding problems within the registers come from the forewords to the transcriptions made by A. Vere Woodman in the early 1900s. The original registers are held at the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies (CBS) in Aylesbury. Scans of the original registers are available via the LDS …

Rolls, Polls and Taxes

Contributing to the greater good of society often involves sticking your hand in your pocket – here are a variety of lists of Wing landowners and residents who qualified for that “honour” when the government came calling. Also included here are lists of Wing residents doing their part as good citizens in non-financial ways.

Wills

Below are listed the reference details for wills of some Wing people. This is not yet a complete list, so if you have a copy of one not listed here or are aware of any more, please email me to let me know the details. Key information abstracted from some of these Wing wills is …