Henley on Thames  Oxfordshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Henley on Thames like this:

Henley on Thames, mun. bor., market town, and par., with ry. sta., SE. Oxfordshire, near border of Bucks and Berks, on river Thames, at terminus of ry., 35 miles W. of London - par., 1758 ac., pop. 3692; bor. (partly also in Rotherfield Greys par.), pop. 4604; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Thursday; has trade in malt, flour, corn, and timber; there are several breweries. Henley is an old incorporation, dating from the tenth year of Elizabeth; it was incorporated under the Municipal Act, August 1883.

Henley on Thames through time

Henley on Thames is now part of South Oxfordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Oxfordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Henley on Thames itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Henley on Thames in South Oxfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd July 2024

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