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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


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


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.


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.


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
Postal districtRG17
Post TownHungerford