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Childrey lies two and a half miles west of Wantage between the Downs and the Vale of White Horse. It was on the Wilts and Berks Canal. The soil is good clay. More than half the land was arable.

Further reading
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.41-42.

Acreage: 2861
Population 1801: 402
  1831: 561
  1861: 504


OS Map Grid Ref(s): 13, 14, 19, 20


Parliamentary Enclosure Maps & Awards

Childrey (See Letcombe Bassett)


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