Uffington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Berkshire.

Other places in the parish include: Woolstone.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1654

Nonconformists include: Society of Friends/Quaker

Parishes adjacent to Uffington

Historical Descriptions


The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

UFFINGTON, a parish, with a village, in Faringdon district, Berks; on the Wilts and Berks canal, and on the Great Western railway, and in the White Horse vale, under the White Horse hill, 4½ miles S by E of Great Faringdon. It took its name from the Saxon king Uffa; it is described in the opening chapter of “Tom Brown’s School-days;” and it has a post-office under Faringdon, and a r. station. Acres, 6,650. Real property, £8,037. Pop., 1,081. Houses, 246. Uffington and Woolstone manors, with Ashdown Park, belong to the Earl of Craven; and Balking manor belongs to E. N. Atkins, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £340. Patron, Eyre, Esq. The church is early English, cruciform, and good. The p. curacy of Balking-with-Woolstone is a separate benefice. There are a Baptist chapel, a boys’ endowed school with £40 a year, and a girls’ subscription school.

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


The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Woolstone, anciently Wolverichton, a chapelry in the parish of Uffington, hund. of Shrivington, union of Farringdon, county of Berks; 5½ miles south by east of Great-Farringdon, south of the Great Western railway. Living, a curacy sub-ordinate to the vicarage of Uffington. Tithes commuted in 1777. There is a daily female school here, founded in 1832. The boys of this township are eligible to the endowed school at Uffington. Acreage with the parish. Houses 37. A. P. £2,021. Pop., in 1801, 208; in 1831, 270. Poor rates, in 1838, £117 16s.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Wolstone, 4½ miles from Wantage. P. included in Uffington.

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

Parish Records

Berkshire Archives & Family History Groups

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GENUKI Berkshire


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

Newtown Road Cemetery

Berkshire BMD

Berkshire Gravestones

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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

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Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

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Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

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England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

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Death Records

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England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

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England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

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


England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

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England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911


United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

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

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