Place:Bourton, Oxfordshire, England

Alt namesGreat Bourtonsource: settlement in parish
Little Bourtonsource: settlement in parish
Bourtonssource: post-1974 name for parish
TypeTownship, Chapelry, Civil parish
Coordinates52.1°N 1.35°W
Located inOxfordshire, England
See alsoBanbury Hundred, Oxfordshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Cropredy, Oxfordshire, Englandancient parish in which it was a chapelry
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Bourtons is a post-1974 civil parish in the Cherwell District of Oxfordshire, England, including the settlements of Great Bourton and Little Bourton. According to the 2011 census it had a population of 614 across its total area of 6.98km². The villages are about three miles north of Banbury.

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

"BOURTON (Great and Little), a chapelry in Cropredy parish, Oxford; 3 miles N of Banbury. Acres: 1,380. Real property: £4,055. Population: 560. Houses: 124. The living is annexed to Cropredy. The church was built in 1863. There are two dissenting chapels."

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