Stockcross, Berkshire Family History Guide

Stockcross is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Berkshire, created in 1848 from Speen Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Stock Cross

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1839
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1839

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STOCKCROSS, a chapelry in Speen parish, Berks; 2½ miles WNW of Newbury r. station. It was constituted in 1844; and it has a post-office under Newbury. Pop., 815. Houses, 191. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £125. Patron, the Vicar of Speen. The church was built in 1839. There are a Wesleyan chapel and two parochial schools.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • 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