Newton Longville  Buckinghamshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Newton Longville like this:

NEWTON-LONGVILLE, or Newaston-Longville, a village and a parish in Newport-Pagnell district, Bucks. The village stands 1 mile S of the Oxford and Bletchley railway, 2 S W of Bletchley r. station, and 10 E S E of Buckingham; and took the latter part of its name froma priory founded in the time of Henry I., as a cell to the Cluniac abbey of St. ...

Faith, at Longueville in Normandy, and given, in 1415, to New College, Oxford. The parish comprises 1, 718 acres. Post-town, Bletchley Station. Real property, £2, 264. Pop, . 547. Houses, 121. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to New College, Oxford. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £330.* Patron, New College, Oxford. The church is partly early English, partly perpendicular; consists of nave, aisles, chancel, and N chapel, with porches and W tower; has, on the outerwall, a statue of St. Faith; and contains piscinæ, credence shelves, and a recently-restored ancient font. There are chapels for Baptists and Primitive Methodists, and a national school. Grocyn, the tutor of Erasmus, was rector.

Newton Longville through time

Newton Longville is now part of Aylesbury Vale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Aylesbury Vale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Newton Longville itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Newton Longville, in Aylesbury Vale and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd March 2019

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