Whitchurch is an Ancient Parish partly in Berkshire and partly in Oxfordshire.
Other places in the parish include: Whitchurch Tollhouse and Saltney Meads.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1585
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1639
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WHITCHURCH, a parish, with a village, in the district of Bradfield, and partly in Berks, but chiefly in Oxfordshire; on the river Thames, near Pangbourn r. station, and 6 miles WNW of Reading. It has a post-office under Reading. Acres, 2,070. Real property, £3,973. Pop., 857. Houses, 176. The manor, with Combe Lodge, belongs to S. W. Gardiner, Esq. Swanston House is the seat of A.Forbes, Esq.; Thames Bank House, of J. Willan, Esq.; and Uplands, of W. B. Wood, Esq. A bridge, rebuilt in 1853, gives communication across the Thames with Pangbourn. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £500. Patron, the Bishop of O. The church was restored and enlarged in 1858. There are a free school, and charities £27.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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England, Oxfordshire, Whitchurch – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Whitchurch, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office
England, Oxfordshire, Whitchurch – Church records ( 4 )
Oxfordshire parish register transcripts : South Oxon Registration District
Author: Oxfordshire Family History Society
Village education in nineteenth-century Oxfordshire : the Whitchurch School log book (1869-93) and other documents
Author: Whitchurch School; Horn, Pamela, 1936-
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Whitchurch (Oxfordshire)
Whitchurch St. Mary Oxon. parish registers
Author: Harris, Colin G.; Overall, Roy; Church of England. Parish Church of Whitchurch (Oxfordshire)
England, Oxfordshire, Whitchurch – History ( 3 )
Some notes of the history of the parish of Whitchurch, Oxon
Author: Slatter, John
A village on the Thames : Whitchurch yesterday and today
Author: Godlee, Rickman J.
Whitchurch-on-Thames : the story of a Thames-side village
Author: Baker, John (John Hamilton), Sir, 1944-
England, Oxfordshire, Whitchurch – Schools ( 1 )
Whitchurch School records, 1868-1900
Author: Whitchurch School (Oxfordshire)
Berkshire Archives & Family History Groups
- County: Berkshire
- Civil Registration District: Bradfield
- Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford
- Diocese: Oxford
- Rural Deanery: Henley
- Poor Law Union: Bradfield
- Hundred: Langtree
- Province: Canterbury