Aldworth, Berkshire Genealogy
ALDWORTH (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Wantage, hundred of Compton, county of Berks, 4½ miles (E. by S.) from East Ilsley.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.org.uk.
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use FamilySearch's England Jurisdictions (1851) parish boundary maps. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
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Some census records are transcribed and/or are accessible at FamilySearch. To view those currently available, go to their Historical Collections page and scroll down to the "England" census database entries.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Berkshire Probate Records" to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- <a href="http://maps.familysearch.org/">England Jurisdictions 1851</a>
- <a href="http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp">Vision of Britain</a>
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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 31-34. Date accessed: 16 July 2012.