"COTHILL, a hamlet in the parish of Marcham, in the county of Berks, 2 miles N. of Abingdon."
"FRILFORD, a township in the parish of Marcham, hundred of Ock, county Berks, 3 miles W. of Abingdon. It is situated in the vicinity of the river Ock. The Wesleyans have a chapel."
"GARFORD, a chapelry in the parish of Marcham, hundred of Ock, county Berks, 4 miles S.W. of Abingdon. It is situated on the river Ock."
From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland(1868). Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003.
Other descriptions can be found from other periods in various trade directories covering Berkshire from the early 19th century onwards from Berkshire FHS (members only) and from A Vision of Britain Through Time.
|Frilford and Longworth Home Mission, Frilford, Congregational|
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- Marcham was in the hundred of Ock
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Marcham was in the Abingdon Union. For more information, see Poorhouses.