West Hendred, Berkshire Family History Guide

West Hendred is an Ancient Parish in the county of Berkshire.

Other places in the parish include: East Ginge and Sparsholt Court.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to West Hendred

  • West Ilsley
  • Garford
  • Ardington
  • East Lockinge
  • Steventon
  • Wantage
  • Marcham
  • West Hanney
  • East Hendred
  • Sutton Courtenay

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Hendred (West), 2½ m. E. Wantage. P. 320.

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


Marriages at West Hendred 1558-1837

Marriages at West Hendred 1558-1837 - UK Genealogy Archives


  • 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: Wantage
  • Province: Canterbury