Berkshire Marriages, 5th Edition


This Edition holds nearly 227,000 marriage records plus more than 44,000 banns records transcribed from details entered in 237 parish and non-parochial registers of pre-1974 Berkshire and one of Oxfordshire.


This 2023 Edition holds nearly 227,000 marriage records plus more than 44,000 banns records transcribed from details entered in 237 parish and non-parochial registers of pre-1974 Berkshire and one of Oxfordshire. These transcriptions name well over 1 million people, providing a rich source of information for researchers. TECHNICAL NOTES: Berkshire Marriages is supplied in Adobe Reader format (PDF). Users of Mac, Unix and other operating systems can download a suitable version of Adobe Reader from Minimum requirement for this CD – Adobe Reader 7.0 A purchase of the Berkshire Marriages 5th Edition CD entitles the owner to a substantial discount on the full price of the next Edition – (conditions apply). Updates to this edition from earlier editions are also available. The earliest records date from 1536 and the most recent are from 2010. The number of marriages in parish datasets range from one in Ascot Baptist, Pangbourne United Reform and Uffington Baptist Churches to over 13,000 in Reading St Giles whilst the number of banns ranges from 10 in Inglesham St John the Baptist to 10,912 in Reading St Giles. The Fifth Edition adds more than 32,000 new marriages and over 21,000 new banns. Twenty-six parishes appear for the first time with important new marriage transcriptions, including: Bracknell Holy Trinity, Caversham St John, Cold Ash St Mark, Hagbourne St Andrew, Hermitage Holy Trinity, Hinton Waldrist St Margaret, Slough URC, Wokingham St Paul, Wokingham St Sebastian, and Wytham All Saints. Significant additions have also been made to Didcot All Saints, East Hendred St Augustine of Canterbury, Farringdon All Saints, Greenham St Mary, Hampstead Norreys St Mary, Harwell St Mathew, Hungerford St Lawrence, Longcot St Mary, Newbury St Nicolas, Stanford in the Vale St Denys, Sutton Courtenay All Saints, Tilehurst St George, Wantage SS Peter & Paul, and Winkfield St Mary. There are 13 new banns transcriptions, including major additions for Bearwood St Catherine, Hurst St Mary, Newbury St Nicolas, Reading St Giles, and Reading St Mark. These tables give details of the coverage for each parish/register on the Berkshire Marriages Fifth Edition CD in terms of earliest and latest years included, and number of transcriptions included.

Abingdon, St Nicolas153818621,329
Aldermaston, St Mary155919651,237
Aldworth, St Mary15561977588Extended coverage
Appleford, St Peter & St Paul15671989447
Appleton, St Laurence15701846486Extended coverage
Arborfield, St Bartholomew15801837360
Ardington, Holy Trinity16071837307Extended coverage
Ascot, Baptist Church195819581
Ascot, South, All Souls18981926199
Ashampstead, Bethel Independent Chapel1867189810New
Ashampstead, St Clement16141976537
Ashbury, St Mary161219751,959Extended coverage
Aston Tirrold, St Michael16071978532
Aston Upthorpe, All Saints1675197143Extended coverage
Avington, St Mark & St Luke16991971187
Barkham, St James154219981,206
Basildon, St Bartholomew15401837986
Bearwood, St Catherine18461979845
Beech Hill, St Mary18682003229
Beedon, St Nicholas16071985633
Beenham, St Mary15631983898Extended coverage
Besselsleigh, St Lawrence16891992695
Binfield, All Saints153820093,138
Bisham, All Saints15601836834
Blewbury, St Michael158819451,622Extended coverage
Bourton, St James18602000188New
Boxford, St Andrew155919821,005
Bracknell, Holy Trinity18521908497New
Bradfield, St Andrew155919891,697
Bradfield, Tutts Clump (Methodists)1921200680
Bray, St Michael160719394,304Extended coverage
Braywood, All Saints18671957342
Brightwalton, All Saints15591837447
Brightwell, St Agatha16911837183
Brimpton, St Peter16071982782
Buckland, St Mary16051837619
Bucklebury, St Mary153818761,325
Burghfield, St Mary155919872,218
Buscot, St Mary16071978608
Catmore, St Margaret17241971145
Caversham, St Andrew1913194270New
Caversham, St Barnabas1930194350New
Caversham, St John19081941450New
Caversham, St Peter159719364,146
Chaddleworth, St Andrew15381985733Extended coverage
Challow, East, St Nicholas16071966505Extended coverage
Challow, West, St Laurence161216358
Charney Bassett, St Peter16071979289Extended coverage
Chieveley, St Bartholomew (Oare Chapel)1802185340
Chieveley, St Mary156018371,403
Childrey, St Mary15591928898Fills gap 1698-1812
Chilton, All Saints16071974456Extended coverage
Cholsey, St Mary154719291,466Extended coverage
Clewer, St Andrew160718372,399
Clewer, St Stephen18741972499
Cold Ash, St Mark18661982430New
Coleshill, All Saints15611874536Extended coverage
Combe, St Swithun15601985376
Compton, St Mary & St Nicholas155319631,104
Compton Beauchamp, St Swithun17551986166New
Cookham, Holy Trinity156318372,207
Cookham Dean, St John Baptist18461911337
Coxwell, Little, St Mary15831949256Extended coverage
Crowmarsh Gifford, St Mary Magdalene1598166829
Crowthorne, St John Baptist18741908250
Cumnor, St Michael155919481,977
Denchworth, St James15381858446New
Didcot, All Saints15711944778Extended coverage
Didcot, St Peter1916192650New
Drayton, St Peter17541846239Extended coverage
Earley, St Peter18541906496New
East Garston, All Saints15541837569
Eastbury, St James18651985157New
Easthampstead, St Michael & St Mary Magdalene15581835618
Eaton Hastings, St Michael15751860215Extended coverage
Enborne, St Michael16071837460
Englefield, St Mark15611938635
Faringdon, All Saints165417811,341Extended coverage
Farnborough, All Saints16142004385
Fawley, St Mary15451850303
Fernham, St John the Evangelist18611988126New
Finchampstead, St James16071838556
Frilsham, St Frideswide16071931296Extended coverage
Fyfield, St Nicholas16051835555Extended coverage
Grazeley, Holy Trinity18501987462
Greenham, St Mary161219331,120Extended coverage
Hagbourne, St Andrew16121837704New
Hampstead Norreys, St Mary154119281,381Extended coverage
Hamstead Marshall, St Mary16051837277
Hanney, West, St James156419331,666Extended coverage
Harwell, St Matthew155919511,202Extended coverage
Hatford, St George18031965279Extended coverage
Hendred, East, St Augustine15581964831Extended coverage
Hendred, West, Holy Trinity15581930626Extended coverage
Hermitage, Holy Trinity18391990500New
Hinksey, North, St Lawrence16081730151
Hinksey, South, St Laurence16071812558Extended coverage
Hinton Waldrist, St Margaret15591836486New
Hungerford, St Lawrence156219103,914Extended coverage
Hungerford, Wesleyan Chapel1886189758
Hungerford (Eddington), St Saviour18431969156New
Hurley, St Mary16001836806
Hurst, St Nicholas157920054,465
Ilsley, East, Chapel1875189413New
Ilsley, East, St Mary160919781,082
Ilsley, West, All Saints15601839202
Inglesham, St John the Baptist15891912326New
Inkpen, St Michael16071982980Extended coverage
Kingston Bagpuize, St John Baptist15421900501Extended coverage
Kingston Lisle, St John Baptist15601837330
Kintbury, St Mary155719812,817
Lambourn, St Michael & All Angels157118372,286
Lambourn Woodlands, St Mary18421986245
Leckhampstead, St James17541985412
Letcombe Bassett, St Michael16121979411Extended coverage
Letcombe Regis, St Andrew15361980839Extended coverage
Littlewick, St John the Evangelist1894193899New
Lockinge, East, All Saints15471866396
Longcot, St Mary16711991753Extended coverage
Longworth, St Mary15601836870Extended coverage
Lyford, St Mary1846197990
Maidenhead, Congregational Church1879189526
Maidenhead, St Luke18671892499
Marcham, All Saints16071754220Extended coverage
Marlston, St Mary1907199678
Midgham, St Matthew16081983370Extended coverage
Milton, St Blaise16061987828Extended coverage
Moreton, North, All Saints15621835448
Moreton, South, St John Baptist16001978629Extended coverage
Mortimer West End, St Saviour (see also Stratfield Mortimer, St Mary)18701981232New
Moulsford, St John Baptist16161837104
Newbury, Congregational Church1839193873
Newbury, St John18601913747
Newbury, St Nicolas153819179,802Extended coverage
Padworth, St John the Baptist16181838181
Pangbourne, St James the Less15621841636
Pangbourne, United Reform Church198419841
Peasemore, St Barnabas15402003644
Purley, St Mary160720051,106
Pusey, All Saints1615167917Extended coverage
Radley, St James15991825553
Reading, All Saints190919801,694
Reading, Christchurch18621877218
Reading, Greyfriars186620022,492
Reading, Monthly Meeting (Quakers)1801183527
Reading, St Giles1564199113,141
Reading, St Laurence160519639,149
Reading, St Luke190919651,052
Reading, St Mark19202010892
Reading, St Mary (Castle Street)19141997169
Reading, St Mary (The Minster)1619195412,295
Reading, St Saviour19221985458
Reading, White Eagle Lodge197419915
Remenham, St Nicholas16071971530Extended coverage
Ruscombe, St James15591932685
Sandhurst, St Michael15801837396
Shaw cum Donnington, St Mary15631837785
Shefford Woodlands, St Stephen1916199225
Shefford, East, Holy InnocentsSee Shefford East, St Thomas
Shefford, East, St Thomas1604193592Extended coverage
Shefford, Great or West, St Mary
(now included in Shefford, West, St Mary)
Shefford, West, Methodist Church196219715
Shefford, West, St Mary15991837536
Shellingford, St Faith15831960507
Shinfield, St Mary160518371,020
Shippon, St Mary Magdalene18561975253
Shottesbrooke, St John Baptist15661915351
Shrivenham, St Andrew18131835217
Slough, United Reform Church18591995260New
Sonning, St Andrew159218372,899
Sotwell, St James16061835133
Sparsholt, Holy Cross15591812405
Speen, St Mary161719184,244
Speenhamland, St Mary184719731,263
Spencers Wood, United Reform Church1902197243
Stanford Dingley, St Denys15401834246
Stanford in the Vale, St Denys156419141,669Extended coverage
Steventon, St Michael & All Angels155919261,083Extended coverage
Stratfield Mortimer, St Mary16071837940
(85 records previously listed as Mortimer West End, St Saviour, have been reclassified as Stratfield Mortimer, St Mary)
Streatley, St Mary16071836447
Sulham, St Nicholas16072001622
Sulhamstead Abbots, St Mary16021837419
Sulhamstead Bannister, St Michael16071955331Extended coverage
Sunningdale, Holy Trinity18491925500New
Sunninghill, St Michael156219291,788
Sunningwell, St Leonard17411836214Extended coverage
Sutton Courtenay, All Saints153818371,380Extended coverage
Swallowfield, All Saints160719261,598
Thatcham, Independent Chapel1859188037
Thatcham, St Mary156119703,722
Theale, Congregational Church1928195620
Theale, Holy Trinity18331964689
Three Mile Cross, Methodist Church1959198320
Tidmarsh, St Laurence16091979307
Tilehurst, St George18861936999Extended coverage
Tilehurst, St Michael161419866,600
Tubney, St Lawrence18481978108
Twyford, Congregational Church1918195111
Twyford, St Mary18771931348Extended coverage
Uffington, Baptist Church198319831
Uffington, St Mary161219881,294
Ufton Nervet, St Michael19371982273New
Ufton Nervet, St Peter16071836502
Upton, St Mary1663173528
Wallingford, St Leonard160519251,258
Wallingford, St Mary the More165419251,597
Wallingford, St Peter17691967543
Waltham St Lawrence, St Lawrence15581837748
Wantage, St Peter & St Paul169119744,312Extended coverage
Warfield, St Michael The Archangel15691837813
Wargrave, St Mary153920063,558
Wasing, St Nicholas16121832155
Watchfield, St Thomas18581958255
Welford, St Gregory16031753146
Welford & Wickham, St Gregory17541835568
White Waltham, St Mary15561836982
Wickham & Hoe Benham, St Swithin1620169938
Windsor Castle, Royal Free Chapel of St. George16271856975
Windsor, New, All Saints18671898499
Windsor, New, St John The Baptist155918374,801
Windsor, Old, St Peter & St Andrew161218371,501
Winkfield, St Mary156419372,009Extended coverage
Winnersh, St Mary the Virgin196719996
Winterbourne, St James the Less15651837268
Wittenham, Little, St Peter15391986351
Wittenham, Long, St Mary16071834160
Wokingham, All Saints158918372,691
Wokingham, Salvation Army Hall196219715New
Wokingham, St Paul18641919600New
Wokingham, St Sebastian18651961495New
Woodhay, West, St Lawrence16141984386
Woodley, Congregational Church195219625
Woodley, St John18811935249
Woolhampton, St Peter16361971650Extended coverage
Wootton, St Peter17251977649
Wytham, All Saints15591844436New
Yattendon, St Peter & St Paul15591932504
The number of banns and years covered for each place or parish.
Ashampstead, St Clement1754181286New
Avington, St Mark & St Luke1756181215
Bearwood, St Catherine19041960496New
Binfield, All Saints17541984946
Bray, St Michael17541938811New
Brimpton, St Peter17541982688
Burghfield, St Mary1754182571
Buscot, St Mary17541812150
Childrey, St Mary17551912495New
Combe, St Swithun17551966152
Compton, St Mary & St Nicholas18921955281
Compton Beauchamp, St Swithun1755183943New
Farnborough, All Saints18222004218
Fawley, St Mary17541922279
Hendred, East, St Augustine17541812164New
Hurst, St Nicholas184719681,402New
Ilsley, East, St Mary18231866200
Ilsley, West, All Saints18091899244New
Inglesham, St John the Baptist1803181810New
Kintbury, St Mary175419321,398
Lockinge, East, All Saints1754180273
Milton, St Blaise1756181266New
Newbury, St Nicolas175419043,761New
Peasemore, St Barnabas17271948346
Purley, St Mary17561964384
Reading, All Saints19801998556
Reading, Greyfriars186619653,130
Reading, St Giles1754199710,912Extended coverage
Reading, St Mark192019831,527New
Reading, St Mary (The Minster)181119529,899
Reading, St Saviour19221984702New
Speenhamland, St Mary184719631,669
Sulham, St Nicholas17541944136
Sutton Courtenay, All Saints17541812185Extended coverage
Theale, Holy Trinity19241968508New
Tidmarsh, St Laurence17541997308
Wargrave, St Mary's175519951,477
Wittenham, Little, St Peter17571986151New
Wytham, All Saints17541930257New

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Dimensions 12 × 145 × 125 cm

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