Marston  Oxfordshire


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

MARSTON, a parish in Headington district, Oxfordshire; on the river Cherwell, near the Oxford and Bletchley railway, 1¾ mile NNE of Oxford. Post town, Oxford. Acres, 1,212. Real property, £3,301. Pop., 452. Houses, 94. The ancient seat of the Crokes here was the place where the royalists made formal surrender of Oxford in the wars of Charles I.; and is now a farmh ouse. ...

The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £195. Patron, the Rev. Dr. T. H. Whorwood. The church is later English; and consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with porch and tower. There are a national school, and charities £39.

Marston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th October 2021

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