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Childrey, Oxfordshire

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Childrey, Oxfordshire

Childrey is a village and civil parish about 2.5 miles west of Wantage in the Vale of White Horse. The parish was part of the Wantage Rural District in Berkshire until the 1974 boundary changes transferred the whole of the Vale of White Horse from Berkshire to Oxfordshire.
DistrictVale of White Horse
Post townWantage
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU3687
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01235
Population510 (2001 census)

Other names by which Childrey, Oxfordshire has been known in the past


Childrey, Oxfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Childrey, par., W. Berks, on Berks and Wilts Canal, 2½ miles W. of Wantage, 2861 ac., pop. 516; P.O.

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