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Bierton, Buckinghamshire

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Bierton, Buckinghamshire

Bierton is a village in Buckinghamshire, England, about half a mile northeast of the town of Aylesbury. It is a mainly farming parish, The hamlets of Broughton, Broughton Crossing and Burcott lie within Bierton with Broughton civil parish part of Aylesbury Vale district.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townAylesbury
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP8315
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 code01296
Population1,771 (2001 Census)
 

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

Bierton With Broughton ~ Bortone

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

Bierton with Broughton, par., mid. Bucks, 1½ mile NE. of Aylesbury, 2442 ac., pop. 812; P.O.

Bierton, Buckinghamshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

BIERTON (St. James), a parish, in the union and hundred of Aylesbury, county of Buckingham, 1½ mile (N. E. by E.) from Aylesbury; containing, with the hamlet of Broughton, 605 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, with the livings of Buckland, Quarrendon, and Stoke-Mandeville annexed, valued in the king's books at £20. 10.; net income, £272; patrons and appropriators, the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. A Sunday school on the national plan is endowed with £10 per annum. Mr. Hill, in 1723, gave property, directing the proceeds to be applied in clothing poor men, and in educating and apprenticing children.

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