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Wokingham

The market town and ancient borough of Wokingham lies seven miles east of Reading, on the edge of Windsor Forest. It is on the main road from Reading to London. The soil is a rich loam. Just under half the land was permanent grass, approximately one sixth was arable, and one eighth woodland. There was a weekly market and five fairs annually.

Further reading
Wordie, R. (ed.), 'Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885' (Reading, 2000) pp.196-197. 'Victoria County History: Wiltshire'.


Acreage: 8545
Population 1801: 2281
  1831: 3139
  1861: 4144

 

OS Map Grid Ref(s): 38, 46

 

Parliamentary Enclosure Maps & Awards

Wokingham (1814 (Ashridge). See also Windsor Forest) - Ref: CP43/930 [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

Wokingham (1814 (Ashridge). See also Windsor Forest) - Ref: MR1/704 [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

Wokingham (1817. See also Windsor Forest) - Ref: D/P154/26A [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

Wokingham (1817. See also Windsor Forest) - Ref: D/P154/26B [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

 

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