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Broad Hinton, Berkshire

Historical Description

Broad-Hinton, a liberty in Hurst parish, Berks, 4 miles N by W of Wokingham. Acreage, 1734 of land and 14 of water; population, 722. Stanlake Park and Haines Hill are chief residences.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyBerkshire 
Civil parishHurst 
Poor Law unionWokingham 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

Broad Hinton was in Wokingham Registration District from 1844 to 1894

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Broad Hinton from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Berkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Broad Hinton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Berkshire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Berkshire 1532, 1566, and 1665-6 is available online.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtSN4
Post TownSwindon