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  Oxfordshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from the Latinised form Oxonia) is a county in south-east England, bordering on Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Warwickshire.
The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry was based at the Barracks on Bullingdon Green, Cowley.
The Vale of the White Horse and parts of South Oxfordshire south of the River Thames are traditionally part of Berkshire but were added to the administrative county in 1974.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oxfordshire   (518 words)

 The Genoot Library - Topigraphical Dictionary of England - Lewis, 1831 - Oxfordshire
OXFORDSHIRE, an inland county, bounded on the south-west, south, and south-east by Berkshire; on the east by Buckinghamshire; on the north-east by Northamptonshire; on the north ans north-west by Warwickshire; and on the west by Gloucestershire.
The climate of Oxfordshire, its situation and latitude considered, is cold, particularly in the western part of the northern division of the county, where the fences consist chiefly of stone walls, affording but little shelter.
Oxfordshire has no peculiar breed of cattle, nor does any particular sort prevail; those most frequently seen are of the short-horned Yorkshire, the long-horned Leicestershire, the Devon, and the Alderney breeds: oxen are frequently employed in agricultural labours, for which the Herefordshire breed is preferred.
www.genoot.com /eng/oxf/lewis_1831.html   (2735 words)

 Oxfordshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from Latin Oxonia) is a county in South East England, bordering on Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire.
The county has a major tourism industry; the area is noted for the concentration of performance motorsport companies and facilities; Oxford University Press has headed a concentration of print and publishing firms; the university is also linked to the concentration of local biotechnology companies.
The Vale of the White Horse and parts of South Oxfordshire south of the River Thames were previously part of Berkshire and were added to the county in 1974.
www.cahokia.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Oxfordshire   (523 words)

 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
Oxfordshire has a population of 600,000 people and each year this figure is under constant change due to the students attending the famous Oxford University.
Oxfordshire’s local government: The County of Oxfordshire apart from Caversham is governed by a two-tier structure with Oxfordshire County Council and the four district councils of Cherwell, Oxford City, South Oxfordshire and West Oxfordshire being the sum of two parts.
Oxfordshire actually lies between the pastoral south and the industrial heart of England and midway between the estuaries of the Thames and the Severn.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/counties/england/oxfordshire.html   (1131 words)

 Museums in Oxfordshire, England
Oxfordshire has a rich diversity of museums open to the public - enormously varied in size and the scope of their collections.
Oxfordshire County Museums lease the barn as "display storage" and visitors may see some of the collection of agricultural and trade vehicles.
As a branch museum of Oxfordshire's Department of Leisure and Arts, schools are warmly invited to use the museum and education room.
archive.museophile.org /museums/oxon.html   (3974 words)

 GenUKI - Oxfordshire Genealogy
When looking at a modern map of Oxfordshire, please do remember that until the local government reorganisation of 1974 much of modern south-west Oxfordshire was in Berkshire.
Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (52nd and 43rd Foot).
Remembering that many (south/west) Oxfordshire towns used to be in Berkshire you might also want to contact the Berkshire Family History Society.
users.ox.ac.uk /~malcolm/genuki/big/eng/OXF   (943 words)

 Oxfordshire, England genealogy resources
The Oxfordshire FHS has available for purchase microfiche of transcribed parish registers of all parishes, and also censuses for the county.
Oxfordshire Record Office holds the original historic documents relating to the county.
Centre for Oxfordshire Studies in central Oxford include transcribed parish records, transcribed census returns, and the GRO indexes on microfiche.
www.rootsweb.com /~engoxf   (656 words)

 Best Walks - Walking Oxfordshire
The path passes through a wide variation of scenery: from the marlstone scarp slope of Edgehill in Warwickshire to the ironstone villages of North Oxforshire, the clay vale of Aylesbury, the beech woods of the Chiltern Hills, the riverbank of the Thames, the open downland of Berkshire and Cotswold villages in Gloucestershire.
Oxfordshire Walks: Oxford, the Cotswolds, The Upper Thames and Vale, Alan Spicer.
Oxfordshire Bridleways and Byways, Twenty Four Routes for Ramblers and Riders (Horse Riders and Mountain Bikers), Thomas Wilson.
www.bestwalks.com /oxfordshirebooks.htm   (2006 words)

 Oxfordshire Cotswold Hotels - Burford House Hotel for hotel accommodation in the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire | welcome
Burford House Hotel in Burford, the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire is a luxury five (5) diamond / star hotel (serving bed and breakfast only) in the heart of the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire.
The Cotswolds is also often referred to as simply cotswold, so you might actually be seeking a cotswold hotel or a hotel in the cotswold rather than in the cotswolds, as is actually correct.
Burford itself is in the heart of the Cotswolds (Cotswold) in Oxfordshire and is close to Blenheim Palace, the Cotswold Wildlife Park and historic Oxford City.
www.burford-house.co.uk   (420 words)

Oxfordshire County Council is committed to the principles of sustainable development.
To enable an EF analysis to be undertaken of Oxfordshire, it was necessary to procure regional consumption data.
To calculate car travel for Oxfordshire this figure was converted to kilometres and multiplied by an estimate of Oxfordshire's population (550,000).
www.bestfootforward.com /articles/oxon5.htm   (4262 words)

 Oxfordshire, England, OntaWorld
The centre of the county is just seven miles from Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, yet the northern part of Oxfordshire sees its diameter being 38 miles and its greatest length being 48 miles.
The principle manufacturing industries of Oxfordshire have included blankets at Witney, shag at Banbury, and gloves and polished steel at Woodstock.
Entering the second millennium, Oxfordshire is gaining a reputation for high-tech business and state-of-the-art science, earning Oxford the new name of The Silicon Spires, in addition to its traditional name of The Dreaming Spires.
www.ontaworld.co.uk /england/oxfordshire   (172 words)

 The County of Oxfordshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2004
Oxfordshire County Council shall make a print of the map marked "Map referred to in the County of Oxfordshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2004" available for inspection at its offices by any member of the public at any reasonable time.
The Electoral Registration Officer[8] for each district or city in the county shall make such rearrangement of, or adaptation of, the register of local government electors as may be necessary for the purposes of, and in consequence of, this Order.
The areas of the new parish wards of the parish of Banbury are demarcated on the map described in article 2.
www.hmso.gov.uk /si/si2004/20043251.htm   (1877 words)

 Technorati Tag: oxfordshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: Hotel Deals Compare prices from 120+ sites and save up to 70% on hotels in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.
Winter on the Oxford Canal 0 Comments Published January 21st, 2006 in photography, oxfordshire Today was the first day of the year that was both sunny...
The Oxfordshire Museum A new museum for Oxfordshire.
technorati.com /tag/oxfordshire   (333 words)

 This is Oxfordshire Only - where we only include listings about Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire is a southern midland county, bounded on the north by Northamptonshire and Warwickshire, Buckinghamshire on the east, Berkshire and the Thames on the south, to the west by Gloucestershire.
During the Civil Wars Oxford was the Royalists capital, making Oxfordshire the scene of some important events during the reign of King John.
This family run business have established a reputation as the leading wholesaler for giftware in the South West of England and offer great value, choice and quality of their carefully selected range of imported gifts.
www.oxfordshireonly.co.uk   (198 words)

 Uk Estate Agents - Oxfordshire Uk Estate Agents UK - Houses, Property for Sale
Find houses and property for sale in Oxfordshire or search by estate agent name and/or location anywhere in the UK.
Click here to find out how to sell or let your property faster and save £1000's in agents fees, even if you are with a sole agent.
Allerston And Co Allerston And Co in Oxfordshire
www.uk-estate-agents.me.uk /counties/oxfordshire   (582 words)

 Oxfordshire - UK Shop Search > Oxfordshire
Oxford and Oxfordshire news coverage from the Oxford Mail, The Oxford Times and their sister titles.
Groundwater levels in Oxfordshire are now at nearly their lowest level for half a...
Oxfordshire Towns has all the information you need regarding businesses, tourist attractions, places to eat, drink and stay, arts and leisure activities and much, much more.
www.infospot.com /searchdirectory/shops/Oxfordshire.html   (327 words)

 Bed and Breakfast Hotel Accommodation in Oxfordshire.
Although we are located in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside we are just one mile from the M40 motorway.
Situated in the heart of Oxfordshire, affording easy access to the nearby Thameside towns of Goring, Henley and Pangbourne.
The bar and restaurant area is a mix of old and new, with open wood burning stove for winter and ceramic floor for cooling the summer.
www.bedandbreakfasts-uk.co.uk /southeast-oxfordshire.htm   (1130 words)

 Le Restaurant Francais - Morgans Orchard, Adderbury
Having recently been awarded a platinum award for food and ambiance, the restaurant is now as busy as ever with a steady stream of new customers and of course the regular following of discerning diners.
Filet de Bouef 'Oxfordshire' Grillee, the finest beef fillet served with mushrooms, tomatoes and French fries.
Entrecote Grillee, sirloin of Oxfordshire beef served with mushrooms, tomatoes and French fries.
www.banbury-cross.co.uk /morgans   (758 words)

 Woodstock Oxfordshire
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Feathers hotel market street Woodstock oxon Oxfordshire united kingdom England u.k.
Uk GB Vickers hotel and restaurant high street Woodstock oxon Oxfordshire England United Kingdom u.k.
www.woodstock-oxfordshire.co.uk   (593 words)

 Oxfordshire - Home
Stagecoach in Oxfordshire also operate the Oxford Tube, log-on to the dedicated Oxford Tube website for more information and to buy on-line.
Our fleet of buses operates throughout the area and represents one of the most convenient and best value for money means of travelling around the region.
Important changes are being made to Stagecoach services in South Oxfordshire from 26th March 2006 affecting routes X4/N4, 31/X31/N31, 32 and 34.
www.stagecoachbus.com /oxfordshire   (200 words)

 All Oxfordshire Jobs advertised upto midnight last night
They are looking for a sales and client focused individual who is a real self starter with the ability to work on their own.
This high tech company based in Oxfordshire is seeking a Recruitment Administrator to join their busy team.
Beautiful 4* star Hotel in Oxfordshire set in over 15 acres of land, requires an experienced FB Manager to run their restaurants, bars and conference facilities, ensuring the highest of service standards are maintained in a professional manner.
www.jobfizz.com /regions/jobs/Oxfordshire_jobs.html   (799 words)

 Oxfordshire AA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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Space on the OxonAA website is available for placing all results from permitted events held in Oxfordshire.
Some of these courses are held in Oxfordshire.
www.seaa.org.uk /oxonaa   (875 words)

Search the Oxfordshire Business Directory to find a local business ready and able to provide the product or service you need.
See the great range of education establishments in Oxfordshire.
We are proud to provide a range of high quality internet services to businesses in Oxfordshire and across the UK.
www.oxfordshire.co.uk   (106 words)

 Oxfordshire Green Party
Oxfordshire Green Party is one of the most successful in the Country with Green Councillors elected to all levels of local Government; County, City and Parish.
Oxfordshire Greens are giving their backing to the 2nd International Solar Cities Congress which is being hosted in Oxford from 3rd - 6th April 2006.
Green Councillor Craig Simmons sits on the Local Organising Committee and is chairing the Business Forum - one of four parallel fora (the others being Mayors, Citizens and Academics) which run throughout the Congress.
www.greenoxford.com   (286 words)

 Dublin Homes of Charlotte, North Carolina : New Home Builder : Residential Construction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Oxfordshire will capture your attention immediately with its rolling hills and huge wooded lots.
Tucked away in the Town of Mint Hill, which sits just southeast of Charlotte, Oxfordshire is a community that offers you the peacefulness of country life with a location that gives you quick access to the amenities of the city.
It is with this final view that we find most shoppers commenting on the beauty that is Oxfordshire, and the desire to come back again for another look.
www.dublinhomescharlotte.com /ox_info.htm   (486 words)

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