White Waltham with Shottesbrooke is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Berkshire, created in 1744 from White Waltham Ancient Parish and Shottesbrooke Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Waltham Abbotts, Shottesbrooke, and Shottesbrook.

Alternative names: Bury Town, White Waltham, White Waltham with Shottesbrooke

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

White Waltham with Shottesbrooke

  • Parish registers: 1563
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608


  • Parish registers: 1566
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1612

Nonconformists include: Countess of Huntingdon Methodist, Independent/Congregational, and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

White Waltham

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WALTHAM (White), a parish in Cookham district, Berks; 3 miles SW of Maidenhead r. station. It was formerly called Bury Town; and it includes W.-Abbotts. Post town, Maidenhead. Acres, 2,576. Real property, £5,680. Pop., 917. Houses, 179. The manor belongs to Vansittart, Esq. W. Grove, W. Place, Heywood Lodge, and Woolley Lodge, are chief residences. Roman coins, tiles, and other relics have been found. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Shottesbrook. The church was restored in 1869. There are an Independent chapel and a national school. Hearne the antiquary was a native.

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


The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SHOTTESBROOK, a parish in Cookham district, Berks; 3¼ miles E by N of Twyford r. station, and 4¼ SW by W of Maidenhead. Post town, Maidenhead. Acres, 1,316. Real property, £2,134. Pop., 148. Houses, 23. The manor belonged, in the time of William Rufus, to Alward the goldsmith; and belongs now toVansittart, Esq. A college for a warden and five priests, was founded here in 1337 by Sir W. Tressell. The living is a rectory, united with White Waltham, in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £610. Patron,Van-sittart, Esq. The church is decorated English and cruciform; was restored in 1852, and the spire rebuilt in 1867.

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

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: Cookham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
  • Diocese: Pre-1836 – Salisbury, Post-1835 – Oxford
  • Rural Deanery: Reading
  • Poor Law Union: Cookham
  • Hundred: Beynhurst
  • Province: Canterbury

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