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"BARTON, a hamlet in the parish of Abingdon St. Helen, in the hundred of Hormer, and county of Berks, near Abingdon. The chief residences are Barton Court, the seat of Admiral Dundas, and Barton Lodge."

"CHOLSALL, a hamlet in the parish of Abingdon St. Helen, in the hundred of Hormer, in the county of Berks, 1 mile N.W. of Abingdon.

"NORTHCOURT, (or Northcott), a township in the parish of Abingdon St. Helen, hundred of Hormer, county Berks, 1 mile N. of Abingdon.

"PUMNEY, a farm in the parish of Abingdon St. Helen, hundred of Hormer, county Berks, 2 miles N.E. of Abingdon. It is situated on the Thames."

"SANDFORD, (or Dry Sandford) a township and chapelry in the parish of Abingdon St. Helen, hundred of Hormer, county Berks, 3 miles N.W. of Abingdon, and 7 S.W. of Oxford. It is situated at the confluence of the river Ock with the Thames, and near the Wilts and Berks canal. The living is a curacy annexed to the vicarage of Abingdon, in the diocese of Oxford. The church was erected on the site of an old chapel in 1850.

"SHIPPON, a township and chapelry in the parish of Abingdon St. Helen, hundred of Hormer, county Berks, 1 mile N.W. of Abingdon. The village is small and wholly agricultural. The living is a curacy annexed to the vicarage of Abingdon, in the diocese of Oxford. The church is an ancient edifice."

From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland(1868). Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003.

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