Banbury, Oxfordshire

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Banbury is a town in Oxfordshire

Other current and historical names

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Banbury within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Banbury in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Banbury, mun. bor. and par. with ry. sta., Oxfordshire, on river Cherwell, 21 miles N. of Oxford and 78 miles NW. of London by rail -- par., 3408 ac., pop. 9660; local government dist., 4682 ac., pop. 12,072; mun. bor., 81 ac., pop. 3600; 5 Banks, 3 newspapers. Market-day, Thursday. It has foundries and breweries; also mfrs. of cheese and the familiar Banbury cakes. The battle of Banbury was fought (1469) on the neighbouring plain of Danesmoor. The bor. returned 1 member to Parliament until 1885.

Banbury in the Domesday Book

A village in Banbury hundred, in the county of Oxfordshire.

Two manors recorded in Domesday. is a Good Stuff website.