Sparsholt, Berkshire Family History Guide
Sparsholt is an Ancient Parish in the county of Berkshire. Kingston Lisle is a chapelry of Sparsholt.
Other places in the parish include: Fawler.
Parish church: Holy Rood
Parish registers begin: 1558
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.
Parishes adjacent to Sparsholt
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
SPARSHOLT, a parish in Wantage and Faringdon districts, Berks; near the Wilts and Berks canal, 2 miles SSW of Challow r. station, and 3½ W of Wantage. It includes Kingston-Lisle and Fawler; and has a postal pillar-box under Wantage. Acres, 6,340. Real property, £8,340. Pop., 863. Houses, 190. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £363.* Patron, King’s College, Oxford. The church is chiefly decorated English, and has a peculiar Norman doorway. A chapel of ease is in Kingston Lisle. There are a national school, and charities £20.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Sparsholt, 2 miles S.W. Wantage. P. 903.
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
Marriages at Sparsholt 1559-1812
- County: Berkshire
- Civil Registration District: Wantage
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
- Diocese: Post-1835 – Oxford, Pre-1836 – Salisbury
- Rural Deanery: Abingdon
- Poor Law Union: Wantage
- Hundred: Shrivenham; Wantage
- Province: Canterbury