Chaddleworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Berkshire.

Other places in the parish include: Woolley.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHADDLEWORTH, a parish in Wantage district, Berks; 6 miles WSW of East Ilsley, and 7 NNE of Kintbury r. station. It includes Woolley tything; and has a post office under Wantage. Acres, 3,319. Real property, £4,099. Pop., 539. Houses, 99. The property is divided among a few. The manor was given by the Conqueror to Robert D’Oyley; and belonged afterwards to the mother of Edward I. Chaddleworth House, the seat of the Pipons, was rebuilt in 1810; and Woolley Park, the seat of the Wroughtons, was built in 1690, and much altered in 1799. An Angustinian priory was founded at Ellensfordsmere, in 1161, by Ralph of Chaddleworth; and destroyed in 1532. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £272. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. The church has a Norman doorway; and is good. An endowed school has £100; and other charities £22.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Berkshire
Civil Registration District: Wantage
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
Diocese: Pre-1836 – Salisbury, Post-1835 – Oxford
Rural Deanery: Newbury
Poor Law Union: Wantage
Hundred: Kintbury Eagle
Province: Canterbury