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Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire

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Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire

Marsh Gibbon is a village and civil parish in Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is close to the A41 and the border with Oxfordshire about 4 miles east of Bicester. The village name comes from the English word 'marsh', describing the typical state of land in the area due to the high water table of the Aylesbury Vale. The affix 'Gibbon' derives from the family name 'Gibwen', the lords of the manor here in the twelfth century.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townBicester
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP6423
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01869

Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Marsh Gibbon, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Marsh Gibbon and Poundon), Bucks, on W. border of co., 4½ miles E. of Bicester, 2818 ac., pop. 743; P.O.

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