The Berkshire Record Society

Registered Charity No: 1027976

President: Mr James Puxley, Lord-Lieutenant of Berkshire

Chairman: Professor Ralph Houlbrooke

General Editor: Dr Peter Durrant


Volume 5 Cover

Enclosure in Berkshire, 1485-1885

Edited by Ross Wordie

Published by Berkshire Record Society in 2000

ISBN: 0 9524946 4 7

Enclosure has been an important element in the agricultural and landscape history of Berkshire. Between the late fifteenth and the late nineteenth centuries nearly three-quarters of Berkshire was enclosed by Parliamentary and other means. Following an introductory survey, this volume provides a parish-by-parish summary of enclosures in Berkshire and includes complete transcripts of a number of key documents.

Contents

Foreword v
Acknowledgements vi
Introduction vii
Bibliography xxxiv
Editorial Note xxxvi
ENCLOSURE IN BERKSHIRE: Parish Summaries 1
Appendix A: Selected documents 203
Appendix B: maps 234
Index 237