Wasing (St. Nicholas)
WASING (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Newbury, hundred of Faircross, county of Berks, 8 miles (E. S. E.) from Newbury; containing 87 inhabitants. It comprises 685 acres, of which 206 are arable, 205 pasture, 221 woodland, and 53 waste. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £3. 13. 4.; income, £100; patron, W. Mount, Esq.
Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.