Westbury is on the south side of the ridge between Brackley and Buckingham, above the river Great Ouse. There are about 350 people and 110 houses, stone cottages and farm houses, some fine stone barns, and modern houses. The church, built in the 12th and 13th centuries, is surrounded by a pleasant graveyard, shaded by fine yew trees.

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Memories of Westbury

The village of Westbury, situated between the market towns of Brackley and Buckingham, saw a new squire installed just before Christmas 1902 when Sir Samuel Scott, MP for Marylebone, moved into Beachborough House. To celebrate the occasion Sir Samuel gave a house warming party for many of his friends which  later became a regular event during the Christmas holiday when many of the inhabitants of the village helped in the house and at the table.

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Education Provision 1833

Westbury Parish (Pop. 391)

Two small Daily Schools, in which about 16 children of both sexes are instructed at the expense of their parents; and One Sunday School, in which 18 females receive instruction at the expense of Benjamin Price, Esq.


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