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Wasing

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"WASING, a parish in the hundred of Faircross, county Berks, 7½ miles S.E. of Newbury, its post town. The village is situated near the river Emborne. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Oxford, value £120. The church is dedicated to St. Nicholas. The parochial charities produce about £2 per annum. W. Mount, Esq., 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 from Berkshire FHS (members only) and from A Vision of Britain Through Time.

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Archives & 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))

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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History

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SU575642 (Lat/Lon: 51.373953, -1.175304), Wasing which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

Wasing was in the Newbury Union.  For more information, see Poorhouses.