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The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868

Miscellaneous Entries for Oxfordshire

"CHRISTCHURCH, a deanery in the archdeaconry and diocese of Oxford, all comprised within the county of Oxford, except the parish of Binsey."

"KING'S WEIR, an extra parochial place adjoining the parish of Woolvercott, county Oxford, 2 miles N. of Oxford."

"MEDLEY, (or Medeley), a spot on the Thames, county Oxford, 2 miles N. by W. of Oxford. It is watered by the Isis, and was anciently a seat of the priors of Oseney, where Henry II. met Fair Rosamond when a nun at the Abbey of Godstone."

"OSNEY, (or Oseney), a small island in the river Isis, county Oxford, half a mile W. of Oxford. It has the remains of a priory of the order of St. Augustine, founded in 1074 by Robert D'Oyley, and valued at the Dissolution at £654. In 1542 it became the seat of a diocese, which shortly after was translated to St. Frideswide's, in the city of Oxford."

"OTMOOR, a marshy tract of 4,000 acres, county Oxford, about 9 miles N.E. of Oxford, on the bank of the river Ray. It is crossed by the Roman road Akeman Street, and has traces of a Saxon camp near Merton."

"STOKE ROW, an ecclesiastical district in the hundred of Moreton, county Oxford, 6 miles S.W. of Wallingford. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Oxford, value £99, in the patronage of St. John's College, Cambridge. The church is modern."

"STONOR PARK, the {seat~spot~} of Lord Camoys in county Oxford, 4 miles N.W. of Henley-on-Thames."

[The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]