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People Connected to Buckinghamshire

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  • Sir Francis Bryan I "The Vicar of Hell", Lord Chief Justice of Ireland (1490 - 1550)
    Wikipedia: English Sir Francis Bryan born about 1490, died 2 February 1550. Sir Francis Bryan was an English courtier and diplomat during the reign of Henry VIII. He was Chief Gentleman of the Priv...
  • Thomas E. Hooker, I (1553 - 1635)
    - Thomas E. Hooker, I - Thomas Hooker , Sr. was born in 1553 in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England to John "Vowell" Hooker and Alice Stanyerne . He was christened on 9 June 1566 in St. Mary Major, Ex...
  • Sir Edward le Despenser (c.1310 - 1342)
    NOTE: It is held that derived its name from their office of dispensators, or dispensers to the Earls of Chester, or possibly to the Lacys, Constables of Chester. In the early 13th cent...
  • John Henry Cadle, SM/PROG (1795 - 1823)
    1820 British Settler John Henry Cadel 24, Tallow chandler, together with his wife Sarah Emily Hornblow 28, and 4 children, were members of Howard's Party of 60 Settlers on the Settler Ship Ocean . ...
  • William John Bignell (1889 - 1918)
    England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915 about William J Bignell aged 24 Name: William J Bignell Spouse Surname: Haffenden Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1913 Registration distri...

People Connected to Buckinghamshire

Historic County of England

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Please add the earliest head of the family to the list of Buckinghamshire Families on Geni below and link their profiles to the project. These would usually be male! Anyone else with links to Buckinghamshire can be linked to the project but not added to the list below - please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

People connected to Buckinghamshire can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historic Buckinghamshire Link to follow which covers the History of Buckinghamshire and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Buckinghamshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Buckinghamshire who went to the "New World" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Buckinghamshire families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.

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Heads of Buckinghamshire Families on Geni

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.

























Emigrants from Buckinghamshire

Please add the names of people from Buckinghamshire who settled in the "New World"


South America

United States



South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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