Earley  Berkshire


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

EARLEIGH, Earley, or Early, a liberty and a chapelry in Sonning parish, Berks. The liberty lies near the Reading and Guildford railway, 2½ miles SE of Reading; and has a post office under Reading, and a r. station. Real property, £5, 065. Pop., 566. Houses, 118. E. Court -belongs to Viscount Sidmouth; Maiden-Earleigh, to B. Golding, Esq. The chapelry includes part of Woodley, and was constituted in 1854. Pop., 774. Houses, 154. The living is a vicarage in the dio. of Oxford. Value, £175.* Patron, the Vicar of Sonning, The church was built in 1844.

Earley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd January 2022

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