Wantage is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Berkshire.
Other places in the parish include: West Lockinge and Charlton.
Parish registers begin: 1538
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist.
Parishes adjacent to Wantage
- East Challow
- East Lockinge
- West Hendred
- West Hanney
- East Hendred
- Letcombe Regis
- Sutton Courtenay
Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Wantage, on a branch of the Ock, 59 m. W. London, and 21 N. W. Reading, Mrkt. Sat. P. 3650.
Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
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.
Bedford Thomas, Wantage, Berkshire, post-horse master, Dec. 17, 1830.
Goff William, Wantage, Berkshire, tailor. March 21, 1834.
Whitmarsh Moses, Wantage, Berkshire, corn dealer, Aug. 16, 1833.
Marriages at Wantage 1538-1837
- County: Berkshire
- Civil Registration District: Wantage
- Probate Court: Post-1845 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire, Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Canons of Windsor in Wantage
- Diocese: Pre-1836 - Salisbury, Post-1835 - Oxford
- Rural Deanery: Post-1845 - Newbury, Pre-1846 - Windsor
- Poor Law Union: Wantage
- Hundred: Wantage
- Province: Canterbury