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|Foscott shown within Buckinghamshire|
|Population||31 (Mid-2010 pop est)|
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|EU Parliament||South East England|
Foscott (also called Foxcote and Foscote) is a hamlet and is also a civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. At the 2011 Census the population of the hamlet was included in the civil parish of Thornton. In the 20th century a reservoir was built within Foscote, named Foxcote Reservoir. It is just to the north of Maids Moreton.
The name was Anglo Saxon in origin, meaning "Fox cottage".
Population of Foscott
In the earliest government census of 1801, there were 85 inhabitants in 17 families living in 17 houses recorded in Foscott.
|Census Year||Population of Foscott|
Rectors of the Parish Church of St Leonard, Foscott
According to George Lipscomb's 1847 The History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham there were 39 rectors of the Parish of Foscott, between 1220 and 1840. The church was converted into a private residence in the 1970s.
|1220||Robert, the Chaplain|
|1253||Eustace de Rochford|
|1320||William de Malesovers|
|1323||Nicholas de Lyons|
|1332||Thomas de St.Lys|
|1340||Adam de la Mere|
|1382||John Drax, alias Cooper|
|1393||Robert de Pitchecote|
|1510||James Walton, or Welton|
|1672||Samuel Pepys, A.M.|
|1703||Richard Major, A.B.|
|1741||Thomas Price, B.C.L.|
|1769||William Cleaver, A.M.|
|1773||William Cleaver, Junior, A.M.|
|1780||William Cleaver, A.M.|
|1784||Joseph Smith, A.M.|
|1791||Honourable Archibald Hamilton Cathcart, A.M.|
|1797||Robert Holt, A.M.|
|1820||Wolley Leigh Bennet, A.M.|
|1840||William Fletcher, A.M.|
- "Civil Parish population estimates in England and Wales, mid-2010". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
- "St Leonard's, Foscott". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 13 September 2013.
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