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The Ock, Berkshire

Historical Description

Ock, The, a river of Berks, rising near Compton Beauchamp, within 2 miles of the boundary with Wilts, running about 16 miles east-north-eastward along the White Horse Vale, and falling into the Thames at Abingdon. Its waters are famed for remarkably fine pike.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Berkshire is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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