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Arborfield

The small village of Arborfield lies five miles southeast of Reading. The river Loddon forms the northwest boundary of the parish. It is on a road to Reading. The soil is clay and gravel. Nearly two thirds of the land was arable and one third permanent grass. There was an annual fair for cattle.

Further reading
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.6-7.


Acreage: 1469
Population 1801: 171
  1831: 268
  1861: 286

 

OS Map Grid Ref(s): 37, 38, 45, 46

 

Parliamentary Enclosure Maps & Awards

Arborfield (See Windsor Forest)

 

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