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Brightwell

Brightwell lies two miles northwest of Wallingford. The parish included the hamlet of Mackney. It is on the main road from Wallingford to Abingdon. The soil is sandy loam. More than half the land was arable, more than a quarter grass and a small amount woodland.

Further reading
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.28-29.


Acreage: 2064
Population 1801: 491
  1831: 578
  1861: 703

 

OS Map Grid Ref(s): 16

 

Parliamentary Enclosure Maps & Awards

Brightwell (1813) - Ref: Q/RDC/20A [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

Brightwell (1813) - Ref: Q/RDC/20B [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

 

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