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Totternhoe 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 Totternhoe in General

Totternhoe Before 1086

Totternhoe in the Stone Age

Totternhoe in the Bronze Age

Totternhoe in the Iron Age

Romano-British Totternhoe

Totternhoe in the Dark Ages

Medieval Totternhoe

Totternhoe in 1086

Totternhoe Manors


Totternhoe Estate Survey of 1829

Totternhoe Estate Survey of 1840

Totternhoe Ordnance Survey Maps of 1880

Totternhoe Ordnance Survey Maps of 1901

Totternhoe Ordnance Survey Maps of the 1920s


15th Century Totternhoe Jurors

1841 Census for Totternhoe

A Threatening Letter

Totternhoe Boy Killed by Stone Throwing

Extractive Industry in Totternhoe

Totternhoe Stone Quarry

Totternhoe Stone Quarry According to Pehr Kalm

Totternhoe Lime Works

The Established Church in Totternhoe

Totternhoe Church Architecture

Totternhoe Church Alterations and Additions

List of Totternhoe Vicars

Totternhoe Vicarages

Nonconformity in Totternhoe

Totternhoe Registration and Early References

Baptists in Totternhoe

Primitive Methodism in Totternhoe

Wesleyan Methodism in Totternhoe

Education in Totternhoe

Early Education in Totternhoe

Totternhoe School

Totternhoe School in 1904

Sources for Education in Totternhoe

Interesting Buildings in Totternhoe

Totternhoe Castle

Doolittle Mills Totternhoe

London Gliding Club Building Totternhoe

Castle Hill Road

Lower End in 1829

Lower End in 1840

MIddle End in 1829

Middle End in 1840

Lancotbury Totternhoe

146 Castle Hill Road Totternhoe

148 Castle Hill Road Totternhoe

Poplar Farm Totternhoe

188 Castle Hill Road Totternhoe

210 to 216 Castle Hill Road Totternhoe

213 Castle Hill Road Totternhoe

217 Castle Hill Road Totternhoe

221 Castle Hill Road Totternhoe

228 Castle Hill Road Totternhoe

231 Castle Hill Road Totternhoe

281 and 283 Castle Hill Road Totternhoe

Manor Farm Totternhoe

299 and 301 Castle Hill Road Totternhoe

Chapel Lane

Chapel Lane Butcher's Shop Totternhoe

Lane Farm Totternhoe

Church End

Church End in 1829

Church End in 1840

Church Green

Orchard House Totternhoe

18 to 22 Church Green Totternhoe

Green Farm Totternhoe

Church Road

Lockington Farmhouse Totternhoe

31 Church Road Totternhoe

33 and 35 Church Road Totternhoe

Church Farm Totternhoe


Cottages at Honeywick in 1829

Knolls View

Northern Part of Knolls View in 1829

Northern Part of Knolls View in 1840

2 Knolls View Totternhoe

The Ride

4 The Ride Totternhoe

Well Head (now in Eaton Bray)

Well Head in 1829 

Well Head in 1840

Well Head Road

3 Well Head Road Totternhoe

28 Well Head Road Totternhoe

35 Well Head Road Totternhoe

36 Well Head Road Totternhoe

Licensed Premises in Totternhoe

The Cross Keys Public House Totternhoe

The Dukes Head Public House Totternhoe

The Kings Arms Public House Totternhoe

The Old Bell Public House Totternhoe

The Old Farm Public House Totternhoe