In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Cowley like this:
COWLEY, a hamlet in Preston-Bisset parish, Bucks; 4½ miles SSW of Buckingham.
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 Cowley 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 Cowley and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cowley, in Aylesbury Vale and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th May 2013
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