Place:


Upton  Buckinghamshire

 

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

UPTON, a parish in Eton district, Bucks; adjacent to Slough r. station. It contains Chalvey hamlet, and parts of Slough and Salthill. Post town, Slough. Acres, 1,950. Real property, £19,799; of which £200 are in gasworks. Pop. in 1851, 3,573; in 1861, 4,688. Houses, 843. The property is much subdivided. ...


The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £300.* Patron, the Bishop of Oxford. The old church is Norman, and was recently restored. The new church is a plain brick edifice, and was built in 1837. A chapel of ease is at Chalvey, and was built in 1861. There are an Independent chapel of 1853, a Wesleyan chapel of 1847, a mechanics' institute, a reading room, national schools, a British school, and Eton workhouse.

Upton through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Upton, in Slough and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21125

Date accessed: 23rd March 2017


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