Fawley Berkshire Family History Guide
Fawley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Berkshire.
Alternative names: North Fawley
Other places in the parish include: Whatcombe.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1540
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607
Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic and Wesleyan Methodist.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
FAWLEY (North), a parish in Wantage district, Berks; near Icknield-street, 5 miles S by W of Wantage, and 7 S by E of Faringdon Road r. station. It includes the liberties of South Fawley and Watcombe. Post town, Brightwaltham, under Wantage. Acres, 2,870. Real property, £2,452. Pop., 243. Houses, 52. The manor belonged to the nunnery of Ambresbury. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, not reported. Patrons, Mr. and Mrs. Wroughton. The church is good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Wantage
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
Diocese: Pre-1836 – Salisbury, Post-1835 – Oxford
Rural Deanery: Abingdon
Poor Law Union: Wantage
Hundred: Kintbury Eagle