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Cranbourne St Peter, Berkshire

Historical Description

Cranbourne St Peter, an ecclesiastical parish formed in 1851 out of Winkfield, Old Windsor, and Sunninghill parishes, Berks, adjacent to Windsor Park, 2½ miles N by W of Ascot station on the L. & S.W.R., and 4½ SW by S of Windsor. Post town, Windsor; money order and telegraph office, Winkfield. Population, 1142. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford; gross yearly value, £209 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Oxford. The church is a building of flint in the Decorated style. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1850.


Churches

Church of England

St. Peter (parish church)

The church of St. Peter is a building of flint stone in the Decorated style, consisting of chancel, nave, south transept, south porch and a western turret containing one bell; there are several stained windows: the church affords 400 sittings.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cranbourne St Peter from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

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