Boxford Berkshire Family History Guide

Boxford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Berkshire.

Other places in the parish include: Westbrook.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Speen
  • Leckhampstead
  • Welford
  • Stockcross
  • Winterbourne

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BOXFORD, a village and a parish in Newbury district, Berks. The village stands on the river Lambourn, 4½ miles NW of Newbury r. station; and has a post office under Newbury. The parish includes Westbrook tything. Acres, 2,769. Real property, £4,841. Pop., 636. Houses, 143. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £761. Patron, the Rev. Mr. Wells. The church is good. There are two Methodist chapels and a parochial school.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Boxford, 3 miles N.W. Newbury. P. 612.

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

Parish Records

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Birth Marriage and Death Records

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England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

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England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

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Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

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Grave Indexes

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Migration and Naturalisation Records

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Newspaper Archives

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Census Records

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England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales National Register, 1939

Probate and Court Records

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Military Records

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Administration

County: Berkshire
Civil Registration District: Newbury
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
Diocese: Pre-1836 - Salisbury, Post-1835 - Oxford
Rural Deanery: Newbury
Poor Law Union: Newbury
Hundred: Faircross; Kintbury Eagle
Province: Canterbury