Bruern, Oxfordshire Family History Guide

Bruern is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.

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Adjacent Parishes

  • Milton-under-Wychwood
  • Great Barrington
  • Fifield
  • Taynton
  • Sarsden with Churchill
  • Great Rissington
  • Lyneham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRUERN, an extra-parochial tract in Chipping-Norton district, Oxford; 5 miles N of Burford. Acres, 3,510. Real property, £1,538. Pop., 51. Houses, 9. A Cistertian Abbey was founded here, in 1147, by Nicholas Basset; and given, in the time of James I., to Sir Anthony Cope. The buildings were changed into a private residence; and were destroyed by fire in last century. Old fish ponds connected with them still exist. The tract is a meet for the Heythrop hounds.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


County: Oxfordshire
Civil Registration District: Chipping Norton
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Diocese: Not Applicable
Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
Poor Law Union: Chipping Norton
Hundred: Chadlington
Province: Canterbury