Knowl Hill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Berkshire, created in 1842 from Hurley Ancient Parish and Wargrave Ancient Parish. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1842
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1842

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Wargrave
  • Waltham St Lawrence
  • Hurley
  • White Waltham with Shottesbrooke

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KNOWL-HILL, a village in Hurley parish, and a chapelry partly also in Wargrave parish, Berks. The village stands 3 miles NE of Twyford r. station, and 4½ WSW of Maidenhead; and has a post office under Reading. The chapelry was constituted in 1842. Pop. in 1861, 850. Houses, 176. Pop.

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: Cookham; Wokingham
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
Diocese: Pre-1836 – Salisbury, Post-1835 – Oxford
Rural Deanery: Reading
Poor Law Union: Cookham
Hundred: Beynhurst; Wargrave
Province: Canterbury