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The small straggling hamlet of Fernham was originally a chapelry in Shrivenham parish, nearly three miles south east of Faringdon, on the borders of the Vale of White Horse. The soil is sand and stone-brash.

Further reading
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.137-139.

Acreage: 1016
Population 1801: 158
  1831: 239
  1861: 246


OS Map Grid Ref(s): 13


Parliamentary Enclosure Maps & Awards

Fernham (See Shrivenham)


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