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Waltham St Laurence

"WALTHAM ST. LAURENCE, a parish in the hundred of Wargrave, county Berks, 4½ miles S.W. of Maidenhead, its post town, and 3 from Twyford. The village is situated near the Great Western railway. At Wargrave a court-baron is held annually, and at Weycock Highrood are traces of a Roman camp. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford, value £211. The church, dedicated to St. Laurence, was thoroughly restored in 1847. There are several monuments, particularly one to Sir Henry Neville. The parochial charities produce about £74 per annum. There is an endowed National school. Lord Braybrooke is lord of the manor."

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

  • Waltham St Lawrence was in the hundred of Wargrave

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History

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

Waltham St Lawrence was in the Cookham Union.  For more information, see Poorhouses.