Ashampstead, Berkshire Family History Guide

Ashampstead is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Berkshire, created in 1847 from chapelry in Basildon Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1686

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Ashampstead

  • Yattendon
  • Basildon
  • Aldworth
  • Streatley
  • Hampstead Norreys
  • Bradfield

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Ashamstead, 4 m. S. E. East Ilsley. P. 404.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850


Ashampstead Berkshire Cassey History Gazetteer and Directory of Berkshire and Oxfordshire 1868


  • County: Berkshire
  • Civil Registration District: Bradfield
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
  • Diocese: Post-1835 – Oxford, Pre-1836 – Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Wallingford
  • Poor Law Union: Bradfield
  • Hundred: Moreton
  • Province: Canterbury