In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ploughley like this:
PLOUGHLEY, a hundred in the N E of Oxford; containing Ardley parish, 32 other parishes, and parts oftwo others. Acres, 57, 492. Pop. in 1851, 14, 776; in 1861, 14, 747. Houses, 3, 195.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ploughley, in Cherwell and Oxfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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