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"MOULSFORD, a parish in the hundred of Moreton, county Berks, 4 miles S.W. of Wallingford. It is situated near the Thames, and on the line of the Great Western railway. The village is small and wholly agricultural. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £225. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Oxford, value £60. The church is an ancient structure, dedicated to St. John the Baptist. The charities produce about £7 per annum. There is a village school."

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))


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Moulsford area or see them printed on a map.


Description and Travel

Moulsford village website

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Historical Geography

  • Moulsford was in the hundred of Moreton

You can see the administrative areas in which Moulsford has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

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