Historical Records

The Society has access to a variety of historical records. Some examples of the types of records are shown below. These are available online to members of the Society.

Click here for details on how to become a member.

Census Returns 1841 - 1911

1861 speen District 5 Mr Freeman

A full transcript has been made for Stockcross, Marsh Benham, Hoe Benham & Wickham Heath for each census and is available to members of the society.

Monumental Inscriptions in St John's Churchyard

This is a map of the churchyard hand drawn by Tom Darling.Map of St John's Church Graves

click on the map to enlarge

A list of the inscriptions is available online to members of the society.

St John's Church funeral register 1855 -1871

Members can view this register online. It contains the name of the deceased, where they lived, the date of the funeral and the officiating minister.

Cover

St John's Church baptism register 1855 -1873

Members can view this register online. It contains the names of the parents and child, where they lived, the date of the baptism and the officiating minister.

Confirmations in Stockcross, Shaw, Speen and Kintbury Most years 1878 - 1899 1

Members can view this register online. It contains the date, place of confirmation, name and age of the confirmed.

St John's Church Marriage Banns 1847 - 1896SAM_5359

Members can view this register online. It contains the names of the betrothed, the dates of the reading of the Banns and the officiating clergyman.

Sutton Estate Monthly Rent Book 1918 - 1924

Members can view the record on line. The book contains the names and locations of people living in Sutton Estate property. It show the rents charged and the arrears sometimes accrued by the tenants.