In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Loxley like this:
LOXLEY, a village and a parish in Stratford-on-Avon district, Warwick. The village stands on the S border of the county, 4 miles ESE of Stratford-on-Avon r. station; is an ancient place, mentioned in Domesday book; and has a post office under Warwick. The parish contains also the hamlets of Chadley, Famington, Oakham, Oldborough, and Hunscote. Acres, 1,620. Real property, £2,359. Pop., 368. Houses, 86. The manor belonged to the monks of Worcester and Kenilworth. Charles I. slept at the old manor-house on the night before the battle of Edgehill. Ancient British and Roman coins have been found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £190.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient, but has been so altered as to have a modern appearance. There arc a. Baptist chapel, a parochial school, and charities £5.
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 Loxley has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Stratford on Avon. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Loxley and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Loxley, in Stratford on Avon and Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 22nd May 2013
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