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DIRECTORY & GAZETTEER

OF THE COUNTIES OF

OXON, BERKS & BUCKS;

WITH AN

HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF EVERY

TOWN, VILLAGE, AND HAMLET,

ACCOMPANIED BY A MAP OF EACH COUNTY PREPARED EXPRESSLY

FOR THIS WORK.

SUBSCRIBER'S COPY.

MANCHESTER:
PUBLISHED BY DUTTON, ALLEN, & co., 13, OXFORD STREET.

1863.
Price of the Work to Non-Subscribers, One Guinea.

[Thc Right of Re-publication is Reserved.]

PREFACE.

The Publishers, in submitting this work to their numerous Subscribers ar? the Public, venture to hope that the result of their labours, as here represent, will give that general satisfaction, and merit for them that favourable opinion, it has been their highest consideration to obtain.

No effort on their part has been wanting to render this Directory as pesso and complete as possible, and it will be found, by comparison with the wor; a similar nature that have hitherto been published of these Counties, that “.., villages and hamlets previously omitted, have not escaped the notice of it present Compilers

While, with respect to the Commercial portion of the work—by correc.m.; the names up to the last moment of going to press-every care has been tsk! to insure accuracy, the Historical part has no less engaged the attention of i. Publishers ; new facts have been communicated, disputed points examined, . old and nearly forgotten authorities investigated; so that the aim of 1 Publishers has been to render the work not only a mere catalogue of nas, but also a complete History of the several Counties comprised in the volu?, with what success this has been done the Publishers leave to the favourl" consideration of their Subscribers and the Public.

The Proprietors return their sincere thanks to the Clerical, Legal, and ot!!! Gentlemen who have so liberally afforded themselves and their agents ir .. mation, in many cases of the most valuable description ; the numbe ». gentlemen from whom the Publishers have to acknowledge these fav. '. comprises names of the highest scholastic and professional reputation 910 social position.

13 OXFORD STREET, MANCHESTER,

March 25th, 1803.

24 MAR 1932

INDEX.

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Page ABINGDON .. Berks 220

Bampton .. .. Oxon 9 Bourton .. .. Berks 360 Adderbury, East &

Banbury .. .. Oxon 11 Bourton .. .. Bucks 470 West .. .. Oson 3 Barford St John Oxon 27 Bourton, Great Oxon 37 Addington .. Bucks 439 Barford St Michacl Oxon 27 | Bourton, Little.. Oxon 37 Adstock ..

Pucks 439 Barkham.. .. Berks 241 | Bow Brickhill.. Bucks 405 Adwelli. .. Oxon 41 Barnard Gate .. Oxon 70 Boxford .. .. Berks 215 Akeley-cum-Stock

Barton Hartshorne Bucks 159 Boyne Hill .. Berks 216 holt Bucks 410 Barton, Steeple and

Bracknell .. Berks 247 Albury .. .. Oxon 4 Middle.. .. Oxon 177 Bradenham .. Bucks 405 Aldermaston .. Berks 236 Basildon, Upper &

Bradfield.. . Berks 217 Aldworth.. Berks 236 Lower .. .. Berks 241 Bradwell, Old and Alkerton .. Oxon

Baulking.. .. Berks 432 New . .. Bucks 405 Alvescot .. Oxon

Beachampton.. Bucks 459 Bray .. .. Berks 248 Ambrosden Oxon 5 Beacons Bottom Oxon 179 Bray Wick .. Berks 248 Amersbam

Bucks 440 Beaconsfield .. Bucks 459 | Brickhill, Bow Bucks 465 Appleford

Berks 237
Beckett .. ..

Berks 366 Brickhill, Great Bucks 406 Appleton .. .. Berks 237 Beckley .. Oxon 27 Brickhill, Little Bucks 400 Arborfield .. Berks 238 Beedon

Berks 242 Brighthampton Oxon 174 Ardington .. Berks 238 Beenham Vallence Berks 242 Brightwaltham Berks 219 Ardley . ..

Oxon 6 Begbrooke Oxon 27 Brightwell .. Berks 249 Arncott.. ..

Oxon 5 Bellingdon Bucks 481 Brightwell Baldwin Oxoa 38 Ascot Berks 375 Benham .. ..

Berks 370 Brightwell Prior Oxon 38 Ascot Heath Berks 426 Benham Hoe .. Berks 399 Brightweil Salome Oxon 38 Ascott

Oxon 61
Bensington , Oxon 27 Brill.. .. ..

Bucks 467 Ascott .. ..

Bucks 577 | Berrick Prior .. Oxon 103 Brimpton.. .. Berks 250 Ashampstead .. Berks 239 Berwick Salome Oxon 28 Britwell .. .. Bucks 473 Ashbury .. ..

Berks 239 Besselsleigl .. Berks 3-13 Brize Norton .. Oxon 38 Ashendon .. Bucks 443 Bicester .. ..

Oxon 28 Broad Hinton.. Berks 284 Asheridge Bucks 473 Biddlesden Bucks 461 Broadwell

Oxon 39 Ashley Green .. Bucks 180 Bierton . ..

Bucks 402 Brookhampton Oxon 103 Askett .. .. Bucks 549

Binfield .. ..

Berks 243 Broughton .. Bucks 402 Assenden, Lower Oxon 34 | Binsey .. ..

Oxon 31 Broughton .. Bucks 468 Assenden, Middle Oxon 34 Bisham .. ..

Berks 241 Broughton .. Oxon 39 Assenden, Upper Oxon 165 Bishopstone .. Bucks 562 Broughton Poggs Oxon 40 Asthall

Oxon

Bix .. .. .. Oxon 34 Buckland .. Berks 250 Asthall Leigh .. Oxon 6 Bixbrand.. ..

Oxon 34

Buckland .. Bucks 473 Aston . . . Oxon 7 Black Bourton Oxon 34

Buckland Common Bucks 473 Aston Abbots .. Bucks 444 Blackthorn

Oxon 5

Buckingham .. Bucks 468 Aston Clinton.. Bucks 444 Bladon .. .. Oxon 35 Bucklebury .. Berks 252 Aston, North .. Oxon 8 Blagrave.. .. Ber ks 289 Bucklebury Alley Berks 273 Aston Rowant.. Oxon 7 Bledlow .. .. Bucks 462 Bucknell .. Oxon 40 Aston Sandford Bucks 446 Bledlow Ridge.. Bucks 462 Bufflers Holt .. Bucks 173 Aston, Steeple and

Bletchingdon .. Oxon 35 Burchetts Green Berks 308 Middle .. Oxon 176 Bletchley.. .. Bucks 463 Burcott .. .. Bucks 462 Aston Tyrrold.. Berks 240 Blewbury

Berks 245 Burcott .. .. Bucks 577 Astou Upthorpe Berks 241 Bloxham .. .. Oxon 35

Burcott .. ..

Oxon 64 Astwood .. . Bucks 445 Boarstall .. .. Bucks 404 | Burford .. .. Oxon 40 Attington.. ... Oxon 8 Bockhampton .. Berks 289 Burghfield .. Berks 252 Avington.. .. Berks 241 Boddicote Oxon 37 Burnham .. Bucks 473 Aylesbury .. Bucks 446 Bothampstead.. Berks 273 Burton Abbotts Oxon 31 BAGNOR .. .. Berks 370 Botley . ..

Berks 277 Buscot.. .. Berks 253 Bagshot.. . Berks 361 Botley . .. Bucks 481 CADDESDEN, Upper Bainton .. .. Oxon 179 Botolph . .. Bucks 494 and Lower .. Bucks 5:19 Balscott .. .. Oxon 8! Bould .. .. Oxon 911 Cadmore End .. Oxon 93

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