Water Eaton Lane, Gosford
Gosford shown within Oxfordshire
|Population||1,226 (parish, including Water Eaton) (2001 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Civil parish||Gosford and Water Eaton|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
The manor of Gosford was granted to the Knights Hospitaller in 1142, who held it until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 16th century. During the 16th century Gosford was administered with Water Eaton.
In the 17th century "Mr. Richard Washington, gent" (died 1670) maintained a school at Gosford. In 1838 a penny post station was opened in Gosford. There was a full post office by 1847 that remained until 1853.
- "Area: Gosford and Water Eaton CP (Parish): Parish Headcounts". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 March 2010.
- Crossley, Alan; Elrington, C.R. (eds.); Baggs, A.P.; Blair, W.J.; Chance, Eleanor; Colvin, Christina; Cooper, Janet; Day, C.J.; Selwyn, Nesta; Townley, Simon C. (1990). A History of the County of Oxford, Volume 12: Wootton Hundred (South) including Woodstock. Victoria County History. ISBN 978-0-19-722774-9. Retrieved 2007-06-21.
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