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Faringdon

The small market town of Faringdon lies fourteen miles from Abingdon, between the Vale of White Horse and the River Thames. The parish included the hamlets of Little Coxwell, Littleworth, Thrupp and Wadley. It is on the main road from London to Gloucester. The soil is clay and alluvium. There was a weekly market, monthly cattle market, and three fairs annually.

Further reading
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.63-65.


Acreage: 6784
Population 1801: 2153
  1831: 3033
  1861: 3702

 

OS Map Grid Ref(s): 7, 8, 9

 

Parliamentary Enclosure Maps & Awards

Faringdon (1773 (Great Faringdon). See also Shrivenham) - Ref: Q/RDC/29A [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

Faringdon (1803 (Little Coxwell). See also Shrivenham) - Ref: Q/RDC/7A [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

Faringdon (1803 (Little Coxwell). See also Shrivenham) - Ref: Q/RDC/7B [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

Faringdon (1864 (Wadley). See also Shrivenham) - Ref: Q/RDC/98A [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

Faringdon (1864 (Wadley). See also Shrivenham) - Ref: Q/RDC/98B [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

 

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