Place:


Lane End  Buckinghamshire

 

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

LANE-END, a village in Great Marlow parish, and a chapelry partly also in Fingest, Hambleden, and West Wycombe parishes, Bucks. The village stands near the boundary with Oxfordshire, 3 miles SW of West Wycombe r. station, and 5 W by S of High Wycombe; and has a post-office under High Wycombe. The chapelry was constituted in 1832. ...


Pop., 1,162. Houses, 218. Pop. of the Hambleden portion, 114; of the Fingest portion, 210; of the Great Marlow portion, 463. Chair-making is largely carried on; and there are extensive agricultural implement works, an iron foundry, and a small pottery. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £106. * Patron, the Rector of Hambleden. The church was built in 1832. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

Lane End through time

Lane End is now part of Wycombe district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wycombe has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Lane End itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Lane End, in Wycombe and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21503

Date accessed: 29th May 2017


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