Boarstall  Buckinghamshire


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

BOARSTALL, or Borstall, a parish in the district of Bicester, and county of Bucks; in Bernwood forest, on the verge of the county, 6 miles SSE of Bicester r. station. Post Town, Brill, under Tetsworth. Acres, 3,080. Real property, £2,892. Pop., 255. Houses, 53. The property is divided among a few. ...

The manor was obtained, from Edward the Confessor, by the huntsman Nigel, for service done in the forest; and is now held by his descendant, Sir T. D. Aubrey, Bart. Boarstall Tower, the old manor-house, played a conspicuous part in the civil war; and is now a picturesque ruin. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Brill, in the diocese of Oxford. The church was rebuilt in 1818; and contains monuments of the Aubreys.

Boarstall through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th October 2019

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