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Eaton Hastings

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"EATON HASTINGS, a parish in the hundred of Shrivenham, county Berks, 3 miles N.W. of Faringdon. Lechlade is its post town. The river Isis passes through the parish. The village is small, and the land chiefly in pasture and wood. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Oxford, value £378, in the patronage of the Rev. R. Rice. The church is a small ancient edifice dedicated to St. Michael. The register commences in 1500."

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 from Berkshire FHS (members only) and from A Vision of Britain Through Time.

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History

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

Eaton Hastings was in the Faringdon Union.  For more information, see Poorhouses.