Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire, a S. midland county of England, stretching on the N. bank of the Thames between Gloucester and Buckingham; is an agricultural district; bleak in the N. and W., it is hilly, well wooded and picturesque in the S., where are the Chiltern Hills; iron-stone is mined near Banbury, blankets made at Witney, and paper at Shiplake and Henley; natives of the county were Edward the Confessor, Leland, Warren Hastings, Maria Edgeworth, and J. R. Green.

Population (circa 1900) given as 186,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Oviedo
Owen, John
Owen, Sir Richard
Owen, Robert
Owens College
Oxenford, John
Oxenstiern, Axel, Count
Oxford
Oxford School
Oxford University
Oxfordshire
Oxus
Oxygen
Oyer and Terminer
Ozone
Pache, Jean
Pachomius, St.
Pachydermata
Pacific Ocean
Packhard
Pactolus

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Abbot, Robert
Airay, Henry
Allibond, Peter
Annand, William
Annesley, Arthur
Ashby, George
Ashwell, George
Aubrey, John
Bacon, Phanuel
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