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Sulhampstead Bannister

"SULHAMPSTEAD BANNISTER, a parish in the hundred of Theale, county Berks, half a mile N.W. of Sulhampstead Abbots, and 6½ miles S.W. of Reading, its post town. The village is situated on the river Kennet. The living is a rectory annexed to that of Sulhampstead Abbots, in the diocese of Oxford. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. There is a National school for both sexes."

"MAYLES, a hamlet in the parish of Sulhampstead Bannister, hundred of Theale, county Berks."

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.


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Historical Geography

  • Sulhampstead Bannister was in the hundred of Theale

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

Sulhampstead Bannister was in the Bradfield Union.  For more information, see Poorhouses.