Marlow  Buckinghamshire


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

Marlow (or Great Marlow), market town and par., Bucks, on river Thames, 5 miles NW. of Maidenhead and 32½ miles W. of London by rail, 6245 ac., pop. 4763; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Saturday. The river is here spanned by an iron suspension bridge (1835) 225 ft. in span. Great Marlow. has mfrs. of lace, paper, &c. It returned 2 members to Parliament continuously from James I. until 1867, and 1 member from 1867 until 1885.

Marlow through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th May 2024

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