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  • * Victoria County History *

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    The borough of Reading Introduction

    Lane , Church Street , so named from St. Giles's Church , and Crown Street . Bridges cross the River Kennet , which flows through the town a little to the south of Minster Street , off which, near the

    Parishes Sulhamstead Abbots with Grazeley

    Sulhamstead Bannister parish (Upper End) and to the west of Burghfield parish. The north-western boundary is formed by the River Kennet and the south-eastern in part by Burghfield Brook. The other two parts of the parish are detached from the

    Parishes Avington

    being one of the many which consist of rectangular strips about three-quarters of a mile wide, running from the River Kennet to the watershed between that river and the Lambourn . It contains 1,185 acres, of which the greater part

    Parishes Woolhampton

    western edge of the parish, on the road from Newbury to Reading and close to the banks of the River Kennet . It contains some old brick and timber houses. Woolhampton House , the residence of Captain Count Dudley Beaumont

    Parishes Aldermaston

    350 ft. above the ordnance datum, is in the south-west; the land slopes down towards the north, where the River Kennet crosses the parish. The river is spanned by a bridge on the Reading road , called Aldermaston Bridge, while

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    of the Public Health Act, they have cleaned out the filth of a tributary, called Holy Brook, of the River Kennet. Let us hear what M1r Rogers says: There is a sewer that comes into the Kennet, and discharges a Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    presented Henry Moon. with the Royal Humane Society's testi- moisial on vellum. for having saved from drowning in the River Kennet a man named .Johu Davies. A travellirng hawker named Won. Rycroft, of Colne, was found dead in a railway Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    my sister?" Benumbed and exhausted, the young lady 1 sank and was drowned. Five girls were immersed in the River Kennet, near i Reading, on Saturday. by the breaking of the ice. One Nrellie Hlopkins, aged fifteen, was drowned. 1 Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    LONDON; .CORRESPONDEKCE. LoSwoN; Sunday Night. M&X--rovr's speeches are of necessity being more closely watched now than they used to be'; and it is curious to observe that the first murmur of com- plaining criticism comes from the stricter Church- Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    DESTRUCTIVE FIRES. EXCITING SCENE AT CAMBERWELL. Early yesterday morning a serious fire broke out on the premises of Messrs. ii. D. Rawlings (Limited), mineral-water manufacturers, Neate Street, Camber- well. Shortly before five o'clock one of the horse-keepers, who was Subscribers-only content

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