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Chandlings, Berkshire

Historical Description

Chandlings, formerly an extra-parochial tract, now a parish, in Berks, near Abingdon. It consists of a single farm, which belongs to St John's College, Oxford.

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 
Poor Law unionAbingdon 

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

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Chandlings Farm was in Abingdon Registration District from 1837 to 1900

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Chandlings from the following:

Land and Property

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

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.