Oaksey  Wiltshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Oaksey like this:

OAKSEY, a village and a parish in Malmsbury district, Wilts. The village stands near the Swindon and Gloucester railway, 3 miles S E of Akeman-street at the boundary with Gloucestershire, 5¼ N W of Minety r. station, and 6 N E by N of Malmsbury; and has a post-office under Cirencester. The parish contains also the hamlet of Flintham and part of the tything of Kemble-Wick. ...

Acres, 1,802. Real property, £4, 630. Pop., 450. Houses, 105. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to the Misses Salisbury. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £406.* Patron, Capt. Mullins. The church is partly Norman; was recently restored; has some stained windows, and an embattled tower. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel, a national school, and charities £4.

Oaksey through time

Oaksey is now part of North Wiltshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Wiltshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Oaksey itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Oaksey in North Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 14th July 2024

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