Place:


Twyford  Berkshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Twyford like this:

TWYFORD, a chapelry, with a village, in Hurst parish, Berks; on the Great Western railway, at the junction of the branch to Henley, 5 miles ENE of Reading. It has a head post-office,‡ a r. station with telegraph, two hotels, a church of 1847, a U. Free Methodist chapel of 1853, an endowed school of 1721, and six alms houses. The statistics are not separately returned, and the living is annexed to Hurst.

Twyford through time

Twyford is now part of Wokingham district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wokingham has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Twyford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Twyford, in Wokingham and Berkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3645

Date accessed: 19th November 2018


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