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Aston Tirrold

"ASTON TIRROLD, a parish in the hundred of Moreton, in the county of Berks, 3 miles to the S.W. of Wallingford. It lies on the western bank of the river Thames, not far from the Great Western railway. The living is a the diocese of Oxford, value £233, in the gift of the President and Fellows of Magdalen College, Oxford. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. There is a school with a small endowment, and several other small charities."

From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland(1868). Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003.

Other descriptions can be found from other periods in various trade directories covering Berkshire from the early 19th century onwards and from A Vision of Britain Through Time.

Archives and Libraries

In addition to those listed on the Berkshire home page, see the Research Wiki from Family Search (the Church of Latter-day Saints (Genealogical Society of Utah))

Churches

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Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • Aston Tirrold was in the hundred of Moreton
You can see the administrative areas in which Aston Tirrold has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

History

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SU558850 (Lat/Lon: 51.561078, -1.196449), Aston Tirrold which are provided by:

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

Aston Tirrold was in the Wallingford Union.  For more information, see Poorhouses.