Place:Burford, Oxfordshire, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.81°N 1.634°W
Located inOxfordshire, England
See alsoBampton Hundred, Oxfordshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
West Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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source: Family History Library Catalog
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Burford is a small town on the River Windrush in the Cotswold hills in the West Oxfordshire District of Oxfordshire, England, about 18 miles (29 km) west of Oxford, 22 miles (35 km) southeast of Cheltenham and only about 2 miles (3 km) from the Gloucestershire boundary. The toponym derives from the Old English words burh meaning "fortified town" or "hilltown and ford" (the crossing of a river). The 2011 UK Census recorded the population of Burford parish as 1,410.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Burford.

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