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Little Oxendon, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Oxendon, Little, a hamlet, formerly belonging to Little Bowden parish, but which was transferred to Great Oxendon parish, Northamptonshire, in 1888, 2 miles SW of Market Harborough. The property belongs to Mr Paget Coins, pottery, and tiles have been excavated, and are supposed to have been inhumed by devastating fire at the tune of the battle of Naseby.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthamptonshire 
Civil parishLittle Bowden 
Poor Law unionHarborough 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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