Aldworth, Berkshire Genealogy
Guide to Aldworth, Berkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Wantage|
|Parish registers: 1556|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1607|
|Diocese||Pre-1836 - Salisbury; Post-1835 - Oxford|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire|
|Location of Archive|
|Berkshire Record Office|
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.
Aldworth parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FMP = FindMyPast - ($)|
|FS = FamilySearch - free|
|ANC = Ancestry - ($)|
|IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free|
|FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free|
|FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free|
|Aldworth Online Parish Records|
||1556-1752, 1755-1857, 1859-1885||
|FS Catalog PRs||
|FS Catalog BTs||
To find the names of the neighboring 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.
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.
Aldworth in GENUKI
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 31-34. Date accessed: 16 July 2012.