Oakley  Hampshire


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

CHURCH-OAKLEY, a parish in Basingstoke district, Hants; on the Basingstoke and Salisbury railway, at Oakley station, 4½ miles WSW of Basingstoke. It has a post office under Basingstoke. Acres, 1, 605. Real property, £2, 943. Pop., 287. Houses, 59. The property is divided among a few. ...

Oakley Hall is the seat of W. W. B. Beath, Esq.; and Malshanger House, of S. Portal, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £311.* Patron, Queen's College, Oxford. The church is ancient, and was recently enlarged and repaired; and it contains a monument of Archbishop Warham, who was born at Malshanger House.

Oakley through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Oakley, in Basingstoke and Deane and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th June 2024

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