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The Lambourn, Berkshire

Historical Description

Lambourn, The, a river of Berks, rising on the SW border of the county, near the Ridge Way, and running about 16 miles south-eastward, past Lambourn, Shefford, Welford, Boxford, and Shaw, to the Kennet 1½ mile below Newbury. It abounds with trout, which are said to be of a paler colour than those which are found in the Kennet.

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

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: