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Upper Lambourn, Berkshire

Historical Description

Lambourn, Upper, a tithing in Lambourn parish, Berks, on the Lambourn river, 1½ mile NW of Lambourn. It has a small church erected in 1868, and also a Wesleyan chapel erected in 1859.

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

Cemeteries

About 1 acre of land was consecrated here in 1913 for Lambourn cemetery.


Churches

Church of England

St. Luke

The church of St. Luke, built and consecrated here, with a burial ground, in November, 1868, by the late Bishop Wilberforce, is a small edifice of red brick, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel and nave, the chancel only being consecrated: there are 100 sittings.

Methodist

Wesleyan Chapel

There is a Wesleyan chapel, built in 1859.


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Upper Lambourn 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.

CountyWest Berkshire
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtRG17
Post TownHungerford