In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Standlake like this:
STANDLAKE, a parish, with a village, in Witney district, Oxford; on the river Windrush, near the Thames, 3 miles S by W of South Leigh r. station, and 5½ SSE of Witney. It has a post-office under Witney. Acres, 2,495. Real property, £4,322. Pop., 822. Houses, 174. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £373.* Patron, Magdalen College, Oxford. The church is early English, and has an octagonal tower. There are chapels for Baptists and Primitive Methodists, an endowed school, and charities £82.
Standlake is now part of West Oxfordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Oxfordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Standlake itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Standlake in West Oxfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd March 2017
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