Place:Chiselhampton, Oxfordshire, England

Alt namesChislehamptonsource: spelling variation
TypeChapelry, Parish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.685°N 1.143°W
Located inOxfordshire, England     ( - 1932)
See alsoDorchester Hundred, Oxfordshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Culham Rural, Oxfordshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1932
Stadhampton, Oxfordshire, Englandcivil parish into which it was absorbed in 1932
South Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Chiselhampton from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"CHISELHAMPTON, a parish in the [registration] district of Abingdon and county of Oxford; on the river Thame, 5 miles ENE of Culham [railway] station, and 7½ SE of Oxford. Post town, Stadhampton, under Wallingford. Acres: 1,210. Real property: £1,446. Population: 133. Houses: 26. The property is divided among a few. Chiselhampton House belonged once to the D'Oyleys, and belongs now to Peers, Esq. The long bridge of Chiselhampton, now much altered and widened, was defended by [John} Hampden against Prince Rupert, on the morning of the fight of Chalgrove. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Stadhampton, in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £135. Patron, Rev. J. W. Peers. The church is tolerable."

Chiselhampton was originally a chapelry in the ancient parish of Dorchester on Thames, but became a separate ancient parish in 1763 and a civil parish "early". (Source: A Vision of Britain through Time). In 1932 it was abolished to enlarge Stadhampton.

The Wikipedia article includes a summary of the ownership of the manor in greater detail than given above.

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