Place:


Ashampstead  Berkshire

 

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

ASHAMPSTEAD, a parish in Bradfield district, Berks; 6 miles W of Pangbourne r. station, and 10½ W by N of Reading. It has a post office under Reading. Acres, 2,057. Real property, £2,316. Pop., 385. Houses, 87. Part of the land is common. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £80.* Patrons, Rev. W. Sykes and Simeon's Trustees. There are two dissenting chapels, a free school, and charities £12.

Ashampstead through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3169

Date accessed: 05th March 2021


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