Basildon, Berkshire Family History Guide

Basildon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Berkshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1538

Nonconformists include: Countess of Huntingdon Methodist and Independent/Congregational.

Parishes adjacent to Basildon

  • Whitchurch
  • Goring
  • Streatley
  • Pangbourne
  • Ashampstead
  • Bradfield

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Bassildon, 6 m. S.E.E. Ilsley, P. 812.

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


  • County: Berkshire
  • Civil Registration District: Bradfield
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
  • Diocese: Post-1835 – Oxford, Pre-1836 – Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Wallingford
  • Poor Law Union: Bradfield
  • Hundred: Moreton
  • Province: Canterbury