Appleford

APPLEFORD, a chapelry, in the parish of Sutton-Courtney, union of Abingdon, hundred of Ock, county of Berks, 3½ miles (S. E.) from Abingdon; containing 187 inhabitants, and comprising 843 acres, of which 77 are common or waste. Here is a station of the Oxford branch of the Great Western railway. The chapel is dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul. The tithes have been commuted for £344. 10., payable to the Dean and Canons of Windsor. A free school was founded and endowed by Edmund Bradstock, for the education of twenty poor children, seven from the chapelry of Appleford, and the remainder from the rest of the parish of Sutton.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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