Buscot is an Ancient Parish in the county of Berkshire.
Parish church: St. Mary
Parish registers begin: 1676
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist
Parishes adjacent to Buscot
- Eaton Hastings
- Highworth with Sevenhampton
- Great Coxwell
The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851
Buscot, a parish in the hund. of Shrivenham, union of Farringdon, county of Berks; 4 miles north-west by west of Great Farringdon; on the river Thames or Isis. Living, a rectory, formerly in the archd. of Berks and dio. of Salisbury, now in the dio. of Oxford; rated at £21 2s. 8½d.; gross income £510. Patron, in 1835, P. Pryse, Esq. Charities connected with the parish produce £37 4s. per annum. This place was anciently called Burwardscot. Pop, in 1801, 409; in 1831, 416. Houses 84, Acres 2,910. A. P. £5,186. Poor rates, in 1837, £237.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Buscot, 3 miles N.W. Farringdon. P. 505.
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
Marriages at Buscot 1676-1812
- County: Berkshire
- Civil Registration District: Faringdon
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
- Diocese: Post-1835 – Oxford, Pre-1836 – Salisbury
- Rural Deanery: Abingdon
- Poor Law Union: Faringdon
- Hundred: Shrivenham
- Province: Canterbury