Wantage is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Berkshire.
Other places in the parish include: West Lockinge and Charlton.
Parish registers begin: 1538
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist.
Parishes adjacent to Wantage
- East Challow
- East Lockinge
- West Hendred
- West Hanney
- East Hendred
- Letcombe Regis
- Sutton Courtenay
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Wantage, on a branch of the Ock, 59 m. W. London, and 21 N. W. Reading, Mrkt. Sat. P. 3650.
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
Marriages at Wantage 1538-1837
- County: Berkshire
- Civil Registration District: Wantage
- Probate Court: Post-1845 – Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire, Pre-1846 – Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Canons of Windsor in Wantage
- Diocese: Pre-1836 – Salisbury, Post-1835 – Oxford
- Rural Deanery: Post-1845 – Newbury, Pre-1846 – Windsor
- Poor Law Union: Wantage
- Hundred: Wantage
- Province: Canterbury