Berkshire

Berkshire is bounded north by Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire being separated from them by the Thames; east by Surrey; South by Hampshire; West and Northwest by Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. It is about 40 miles long and 30 broad, containing 756 square miles, and 483,840 statute acres. Rivers, the Thames, the Kennett, the Loddon, the Ock, and the Lambourn. Berkshire is in the Province of Canterbury; in the diocese of Salisbury; and in the Oxford circuit. It is divided into 20 hundreds, named as follows: Beynhurst, Bray, Charlton, Compton, Cookham, Faircross, Faringdon,Ganfield, Hormer, Kintbury-Eagle, Lambourn, Moreton, Ock, Reading, Ripplesmere, Shrivenham, Sonning, Theasle, Wantage, Wargrave. There are 148 parishes, and 12 market-towns. Population, 161,147.

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

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PARISHES IN BERKSHIRE

A

B

C

  • Catmore, Berkshire
  • Chaddleworth, Berkshire
  • Chandlings Farm, Berkshire
  • Charney Bassett, Berkshire
  • Chieveley with Winterbourne and Oare, Berkshire
  • Childrey, Berkshire
  • Chilton, Berkshire
  • Chilton Foliat, Berkshire
  • Cholsey, Berkshire
  • Clewer, Berkshire
  • Coleshill, Berkshire
  • Compton, Berkshire
  • Compton Beauchamp, Berkshire
  • Cookham, Berkshire
  • Cookham Dean, Berkshire
  • Cranbourne, Berkshire
  • Crowthorne, Berkshire
  • Culham, Berkshire
  • Cumnor, Berkshire

D

  • Denchworth, Berkshire
  • Denford, Berkshire
  • Didcot, Berkshire
  • Drayton, Berkshire

E

  • Earley, Berkshire
  • East Challow, Berkshire
  • East Hendred, Berkshire
  • East Ilsley, Berkshire
  • East Lockinge, Berkshire
  • East Shefford, Berkshire
  • Eastgarston, Berkshire
  • Easthampstead, Berkshire
  • Eaton Hastings, Berkshire
  • Enborne, Berkshire
  • Englefield, Berkshire

F

  • Faringdon, Berkshire
  • Farnborough, Berkshire
  • Fawley, Berkshire
  • Finchampstead, Berkshire
  • Frilsham, Berkshire
  • Fyfield, Berkshire

G

  • Garford, Berkshire
  • Goosey, Berkshire
  • Great Coxwell, Berkshire
  • Greenham, Berkshire
  • Grove, Berkshire

H

  • Hagbourne, Berkshire
  • Hampstead Marshall, Berkshire
  • Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire
  • Harwell, Berkshire
  • Hatford, Berkshire
  • Hermitage, Berkshire
  • Hinton Waldrist, Berkshire
  • Hungerford, Berkshire
  • Hurley, Berkshire
  • Hurst, Berkshire

I

K

L

  • Lambourn, Berkshire
  • Lambourn Woodlands, Berkshire
  • Langford, Berkshire & Oxfordshire
  • Leckhampstead, Berkshire
  • Letcombe Bassett, Berkshire
  • Letcombe Regis, Berkshire
  • Little Coxwell, Berkshire
  • Little Wittenham, Berkshire
  • Littleworth, Berkshire
  • Long Wittenham, Berkshire
  • Longcott, Berkshire
  • Longworth, Berkshire
  • Lyford, Berkshire

M

N

  • New Windsor, Berkshire
  • New Windsor Holy Trinity, Berkshire
  • Newbury, Berkshire
  • North Hinksey, Berkshire
  • North Moreton, Berkshire

O

  • Old Windsor, Berkshire
  • Oxford St Aldate, Berkshire

P

  • Padworth, Berkshire
  • Pangbourne, Berkshire
  • Peasemore, Berkshire
  • Purley, Berkshire
  • Pusey, Berkshire

R

  • Radley, Berkshire
  • Reading St Giles, Berkshire
  • Reading St Lawrence, Berkshire
  • Reading St Mary, Berkshire
  • Remenham, Berkshire
  • Ruscombe, Berkshire

S

  • Sandhurst, Berkshire
  • Sandleford, Berkshire
  • Seacourt, Berkshire
  • Shalbourne, Berkshire
  • Shaw cum Donnington, Berkshire
  • Shellingford, Berkshire
  • Shinfield, Berkshire
  • Shrivenham, Berkshire
  • Sonning, Berkshire
  • Sotwell, Berkshire
  • South Hinksey, Berkshire
  • South Moreton, Berkshire
  • Sparsholt, Berkshire
  • Speen, Berkshire
  • Speenhamland, Berkshire
  • Stanford Dingley, Berkshire
  • Stanford in the Vale, Berkshire
  • Steventon, Berkshire
  • Stockcross, Berkshire
  • Stratfield Mortimer, Berkshire
  • Streatley, Berkshire
  • Sulham, Berkshire
  • Sulhamstead Abbots, Berkshire
  • Sulhamstead Bannister, Berkshire
  • Sunningdale, Berkshire
  • Sunninghill, Berkshire
  • Sunningwell, Berkshire
  • Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire
  • Swallowfield, Berkshire

T

  • Thatcham, Berkshire
  • Theale, Berkshire
  • Tidmarsh, Berkshire
  • Tilehurst, Berkshire
  • Tubney, Berkshire
  • Twyford, Berkshire

U

W

Y

  • Yattendon, Berkshire

Poor Law Unions

  • Abingdon Poor Law Union
  • Bradfield Poor Law Union
  • Cookham Poor Law Union
  • Easthampstead Poor Law Union
  • Faringdon Poor Law Union
  • Hungerford Poor Law Union
  • Newbury Poor Law Union
  • Reading Poor Law Union
  • Wallingford Poor Law Union
  • Wantage Poor Law Union
  • Windsor Poor Law Union
  • Wokingham Poor Law Union

Berkshire Hundreds

  • Beynhurst Hundred
  • Bray Hundred
  • Charlton Hundred
  • Compton Hundred
  • Cookham Hundred
  • Faircross Hundred
  • Faringdon Hundred
  • Hormer Hundred
  • Kintbury Eagle Hundred
  • Lambourn Hundred
  • Moreton Hundred
  • Ock Hundred
  • Reading Hundred
  • Ripplesmere Hundred
  • Shrivenham Hundred
  • Sonning Hundred
  • Theale Hundred
  • Wantage Hundred
  • Wargrave Hundred
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