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Kensworth Index of Pages

The following pages are designed to give a brief history of some aspects of the community. They are certainly not intended to be exhaustive and more work could be done, for example, on the interesting buildings with reference to census returns, electoral registers and name searches for owners and/or occupiers amongst our other archives, or on churches with reference to the parish records. We hope that reading these pages will encourage you to do more research of your own. If you find additional information on any of the pages below or, indeed, information on aspects of the community not covered here, we would love to hear from you and could publish your research here, giving credit, of course, where it is due!


The Parish of Kensworth in General

Ugly Kensworth

Kensworth Before 1086

Kensworth in the Old and Middle Stone Ages

Kensworth in the New Stone Age and Bronze Age

Kensworth in the Iron Age and Romano-British Period

Medieval Kensworth

Kensworth in 1086

The Manor of Kensworth

The Manor of Kensworth Damsaries, Damsers or Damesayers


1798 Maps of Kensworth

1880 Maps of Kensworth

1901 Maps of Kensworth

1920s Maps of Kensworth

The Established Church

Kensworth Church Architecture

Kensworth Church Alterations and Additions

Kensworth Mission Churches

List of Kensworth Vicars

Kensworth Vicarages


Kensworth Registration and Early References

Baptists in Kensworth

Methodism in Kensworth

Mormons in Kensworth

Quakers in Kensworth


Early Education in Kensworth

Kensworth School in the 19th Century

Kensworth School in the 20th Century

Kensworth School in 1904

Sources for Education in Kensworth

Interesting Buildings

Church End

Bury Farm, Kensworth

Church End Farm, Kensworth

Churchend Cottage, Kensworth

Common Road

12 Common Road, Kensworth

22 Common Road, Kensworth

Kensworth Village Stores - 36 Common Road, Kensworth

Kensworth Post Office - 57 Common Road, Kensworth

Grove Farm, Kensworth

Old Grove Farmhouse, Kensworth

209 Common Road, Kensworth

215 Common Road, Kensworth

Old Greenend Farmhouse, Kensworth

Dovehouse Lane

Shortgrove Manor Farm

Lynch Hill

27 Lynch Hill Kensworth

42 to 46 Lynch Hill, Kensworth

48 Lynch Hill, Kensworth

Sprats Lane

Grape Cottage, Kensworth

Lynch Hill

Lynch Farm, Kensworth

Lynch House, Kensworth

Chequers Cottage, Kensworth

Badgers Holt, Kensworth

Corner Farm, Kensworth

Kensworth House

Wick Hill

Holly Trees, Kensworth

Licensed Premises

The California Beerhouse, Kensworth

The Chequers Public House, Kensworth

The Farmer's Boy Public House, Kensworth

The Half Moon Beerhouse, Kensworth

The Half Moon Public House, Kensworth

The Old Red Lion Public House, Kensworth

The Pack Horse Public House, Kensworth

The Plough Inn, Kensworth

The Red Lion Beerhouse, Kensworth

The Rose and Crown Public House, Kensworth

The Sugar Loaf Public House, Kensworth