Place:Upton and Signet, Oxfordshire, England

NameUpton and Signet
Alt namesSignetsource: hamlet in parish
Upton (near Burford)source: hamlet in parish
Upton and Signettsource: spelling variant
Signettsource: spelling variant
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates51.807°N 1.657°W
Located inOxfordshire, England
See alsoBampton Hundred, Oxfordshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Burford, Oxfordshire, Englandurban district into which Upton and Signet were absorbed in 1954
West Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England|district municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

The civil parish of Upton and Signet was absorbed into Burford in 1954 to create the civil parish of "Burford and Upton and Signet". Upton and Signet had a population of 437 in the 1951 census, the last before the parish was absorbed.

Upton (near Burford) is a hamlet on the River Windrush about 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Burford and Signet is a hamlet on the A361 road just over 1 mile (1.6 km) south of Burford. The area has been since 1974 part of the West Oxfordshire District of Oxfordshire, England.

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

"UPTON, a hamlet in Burford parish, Oxford; 1¼ mile W of Burford. Population, with Signett, 214."
"SIGNETT, a hamlet in Burford parish, Oxford; 1 mile SSW of Burford."

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