Fawley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1573
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1601
- Remenham, Berkshire
- Watlington, Oxfordshire
- Pyrton, Oxfordshire
- Bix, Oxfordshire
- Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
FAWLEY, a parish in the district of Henley and county of Buckingham; contiguous to Oxfordshire, and near the river Thames, 3 miles NNW of Henley-upon-Thames r. station. Post town, Henley-upon-Thames. Acres, 2, 216. Real property, £2, 903. Pop., 272. Houses, 51. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the Whitelocks; one of whom wrote “the Memorials.” Fawley Court is the seat of Edw. Mackenzie, Esq.; was built by Sir Christopher Wren, in 1684; is a large and handsome structure, amid fine grounds; and occupies the site of a previous mansion which was garrisoned, in 1642, for Charles I. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £397. Patron, W. P. W. Freeman, Esq. The church contains monuments of the Whitelocks, and is tolerable.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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- County: Buckinghamshire
- Civil Registration District: Henley
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham
- Diocese: Pre-1845 - Lincoln, Post-1844 - Oxford
- Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 - None, Post-1844 - Wycombe
- Poor Law Union: Henley
- Hundred: Desborough
- Province: Canterbury