In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Grove like this:
GROVE, a parish in the district of Leighton Buzzard and county of Buckingham; contiguous to Bedfordshire, and on the north-western railway, 2 miles S of LeightonBuzzard. Post town, Leighton Buzzard. Acres, 210. Real property, £708. Pop., 19. house, 4. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £73. Patron, Lord Overstone. The church is good.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Grove has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Aylesbury Vale. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Grove and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Grove, in Aylesbury Vale and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 31st July 2014
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