Berkshire

Windsor Castle from the Park by Anthony Vandyke Copley Fielding


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

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

R

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

S

T

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

U

W

Y