In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Towersey like this:
TOWERSEY, a parish in the district of Thame and county of Buckingham; 1¾ mile E of Thame r. station, It has a wall letter-box under Thame. Acres, 1,200. Real property, £2,023. Pop., 449. Houses, 100. The property is much subdivided. T. Manor House is the seat of E. Griffin, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £100.* Patrons, the Trustees of the late Dr. Slater. There are two dissenting chapels, a national school, and an educational charity.
Towersey 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 Towersey itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Towersey, in South Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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