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Chearsley, Buckinghamshire

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Chearsley, Buckinghamshire

Chearsley is a village and civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is situated about seven miles south west of Aylesbury, and about four miles north of Thame, in Oxfordshire. The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'Cerdic's clearing' or 'Cerdic's lea'. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Cerdeslai.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townAylesbury
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7110
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01844
Population541
 

Other names by which Chearsley, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past

Cheardesly ~ Cerldeslai ~ Cerleslai

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

Chearsley, par., mid. Bucks, 7½ miles SW. of Aylesbury, 943 ac., pop. 235.

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