Place:Emmington, Oxfordshire, England

Alt namesAmmingtonsource: alternate spelling
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.715°N 0.928°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
Chinnor, Oxfordshire, Englandparish into which it was absorbed in 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: Family History Library Catalog

Emmington is a village in Chinnor civil parish about 4.5 miles (7 km) southeast of Thame in Oxfordshire. Before 1932 Emmington was a separate civil parish and part of Thame Rural District from 1894 until it was abolished.

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

"EMMINGTON, or Ammington, a parish in Thame [registration] district, Oxford; adjacent to Bucks, under the Chiltern hills, 3¼ miles SE by S of Thame town and [railway] station. Post town: Thame. Acres: 726. Real property: £1,305. Population: 88. Houses: 18. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value: £162. Patron: P. T. Wykeman, Esq. The church is ancient, probably Norman."

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