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Sulhampstead-Abbotts (St. Bartholomew)

SULHAMPSTEAD-ABBOTTS (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the union of Bradfield, hundred of Reading, county of Berks, 7 miles (S. W. by W.) from Reading; containing, with the tything of Graizley, 425 inhabitants. The parish comprises 1723a. 3r. 26p., and is intersected by the Avon and Kennet navigation. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £10. 6. 0½., to which the living of Sulhampstead-Bannister was annexed in 1782; net income, £600; patrons, the Provost and Fellows of Queen's College, Oxford. A school is supported by endowment.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.