Thame  Oxfordshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Thame like this:

Thame.-- market town and par., Oxfordshire, on river Thame, 15¼ miles E. of Oxford and 48 miles NW. of London by rail, 5229 ac., pop. 3267; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Tuesday. Thame dates from Roman times, has remains of an abbey founded in 1138, and contains the house in which John Hampden (1594-1643) died.

Thame through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Thame in South Oxfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 01st December 2021

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