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Knighton, Berkshire

Historical Description

Knighton, a hamlet in Compton Beauchamp parish, Berks, on the Port Way, 7¼ miles W of Wantage.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyBerkshire 
Civil parishCompton Beauchamp 
HundredShrivenham 
Poor Law unionFarringdon 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Knighton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Knighton 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.

DistrictVale of White Horse
CountyOxfordshire
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtSN6
Post TownSwindon