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Chearsley is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. It is situated about seven miles south west of Aylesbury, and about four miles north of Thame, in Oxfordshire. Masouleh village, Gilan Province, Iran. ... Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is one of the home counties in South East England. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire in south east England. ... Statistics Population: 10,886 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: SP710060 Administration District: South Oxfordshire Shire county: Oxfordshire Region: South East England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Oxfordshire Historic county: Oxfordshire Services Police force: Thames Valley Police Fire and rescue: {{{Fire}}} Ambulance: South Central Post office... Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from the Latinised form Oxonia) is a county in the South East of England, bordering on Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Warwickshire. ...

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. It has been suggested that the village is the place mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle as Cerdicesleah, where King Cerdic and his son Cynric defeated the Britons in 527. Old English (also called Anglo-Penis[1], Englisc by its speakers) is an early form of the English language that was spoken in parts of what is now England and southern Scotland between the mid-fifth century and the mid-twelfth century. ... A line drawing entitled Domesday Book from Andrew Williamss Historic Byways and Highways of Old England. ... Events Domesday Book is completed in England Emperor Shirakawa of Japan starts his cloistered rule Imam Ali Mosque is rebuilt by the Seljuk Malik Shah I after being destroyed by fire. ... The initial page of the Peterborough Chronicle. ... Imaginary depiction of Cerdic from John Speeds 1611 Saxon Heptarchy. Cerdic of Wessex (d. ... Cynric of Wessex (Cynric means roughly Royal Ruler) ruled as king of Wessex from 534 to 560. ... Languages Cornish, Dgèrnésiais, English, French, Irish, Jèrriais, Manx, Scots, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Llanito Religions Anglican, Presbyterianism, Roman Catholicism - Related ethnic groups British-Americans, Anglo-Celtic Australian, Anglo-African, Belongers, English Canadians, Channel Islanders, Cornish, English, Anglo-Irish, Ulster-Scots, Irish, Manx, New Zealand European, Scottish, Welsh British... This article is about the year. ...

The village was originally a hamlet in the nearby parish of Crendon, though was established as a parish in its own right by the Bishop of Lincoln in 1458. A hamlet is (usually — see below) a small settlement, too small or unimportant to be considered a village. ... A parish is a type of administrative subdivision. ... Long Crendon is a village in Buckinghamshire, England, about 3 miles west of Haddenham and 2 miles northwest of Thame. ... Arms of the Bishop of Lincoln The Bishop of Lincoln heads the Anglican Diocese of Lincoln in the Province of Canterbury. ... Events January 24 - Matthias I Corvinus becomes king of Hungary Foundation of Magdalen College, University of Oxford George of Podebrady becomes king of Bohemia Pope Pius II becomes pope Turks sack the Acropolis Births February 15 - Ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (d. ...

The village was used as a location in the television series Midsomer Murders - ep. Country Matters, ITV

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The Chearsley Times - village information

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Coordinates: 51°47′24.48″N, 0°57′40.74″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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Chearsley (772 words)
War memorials in Chearsley have been transcribed by Peter Quick and Bertrand Shrimpton, and published in a booklet entitled "War Memorials and War Graves: Ashendon Hundred, Volume 5", available from the Buckinghamshire Genealogical Society.
An act for the inclosure of this parish passed in 1805, when an allotment was made to the impropriator in lieu of tithes.
The name Chearsley is derived from two words; the first being a persons name 'Ceolred', and the second being leah meaning 'clearing' i.e.
Chearsley Cricket Club - 2001 (4030 words)
Chearsley seemed to be coasting to a leisurely victory, with plenty of runs from Neil Davies (56 n.o.), Richard Grimsdell (37), Simon Croxford (33) and Ian Wilcox (25), but a flurry of wickets in the fading light added some spice until Adam Lazurak scored the winning run with a mighty blow over the boundary ropes.
Chearsley were making excellent progress towards their opponents total but fell victim to a number of poor umpiring decisions and the momentum was lost as they slumped to 183 all out.
Chearsley were set a challenging target by their opponents, but accumulated the 219 runs needed for victory with a couple of overs to spare.
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