Place:Chinnor, Oxfordshire, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.717°N 0.933°W
Located inOxfordshire, England
See alsoLewknor Hundred, Oxfordshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Thame Rural, Oxfordshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1932
Bullingdon Rural, Oxfordshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1932-1974
South Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Chinnor is a large village and civil parish in the South Oxfordshire District of Oxfordshire, England about 4 miles (6.4 km) southeast of Thame. The village is a spring line settlement on the Icknield Way below the Chiltern escarpment. Since 1932 the civil parish has included the village of Emmington. The 2011 Census recorded the parish's population as 5,924.

Chinnor is primarily a dormitory village for Thame, High Wycombe, Aylesbury and London. Formerly it had a large cement works, and before that a number of furniture-making artisans.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Chinnor. Includes a summary of the ownership of the manor.

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