Arborfield (St. Bartholomew)
ARBORFIELD (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the union of Wokingham, hundred of Sonning, county of Berks, 5 miles (S. E. by S.) from Reading; comprising 1468a. 2r. 25p., and containing 300 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £8, and in the gift of Lord Braybrooke: the tithes have been commuted for £398. The village of Arborfield Cross, about a mile from the church, is partly in this parish, and partly in that of Hurst.