BRACKNELL Berkshire High Street

Bracknell is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Berkshire, created in 1851 from a chapelry in Warfield Ancient Parish and Winkfield Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1851
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1836

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRACKNELL, a village, a chapelry, and a subdistrict, in the district of Easthampstead, Berks. The village stands adjacent to the Southwestern railway, 3 miles W of Ascot racecourse, and 4 E of Wokingham. It has a station on the railway, and a post office, of the name of Bracknell, Berkshire; and is a polling-place. Fairs are held at it on 25 April, 22 Aug., and 1 Oct. It consists of one fine, long, open street; and there are several large mansions in its neighbourhood. The chapelry includes the village; is in the parishes of Warfield and Winkfield; and was constituted in 1851. Pop., 1,007. Houses, 202. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £65. Patron, the Bishop of Oxford. The church is a graceful structure of 1851, in the early English style. There are an Independent chapel, a literary institute. and national schools. The subdistrict contains five parishes. Acres, 20,614. Pop., 6,165. Houses, 1,203.

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


Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Holloway Job, Bracknell, Berks, grocer and draper, Jan. 2, 1838.

Wilcocks Wm., Bracknell, Berkshire, saddler & harness maker, Jan.25, 1842.

Parish Records

Berkshire Archives & Family History Groups

Berkshire Record Office

Berkshire Family History Society

GENUKI Berkshire


England, Berkshire, Reading, Cemetery Records, 1843-1959

Newtown Road Cemetery

Berkshire BMD

Berkshire Gravestones

Find A Grave Berkshire

West Berkshire War Memorials

Calendar of Berkshire Wills

Wellington College Register 1859-1905

Abingdon Union Workhouse Census 1881

Bradfield Union Workhouse 1881

Cookham Union Workhouse 1881

Easthampstead Union Workhouse 1881

Great Faringdon Union Workhouse 1881

Hungerford Union Workhouse 1881

Newbury Union Workhouse 1881

Reading Union Workhouse 1881

Wallingford Union Workhouse 1881

Wantage Union Workhouse 1881

Windsor Union Workhouse 1881

Wokingham Union Workhouse

Berkshire Enclosure Maps

Berkshire History


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Berkshire
  • Civil Registration District: Easthampstead
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
  • Diocese: Pre-1836 – Salisbury, Post-1835 – Oxford
  • Rural Deanery: Reading
  • Poor Law Union: Easthampstead
  • Hundred: Ripplesmere; Wargrave
  • Province: Canterbury

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