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Electronic ERD - Locations - Berkshire, England

Compiled by E.C.Cawte, A.Helm & N.Peacock. Online ed.: P.T.Millington

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Location Grid Ref. Extant Time of Appearance Text Play Class Sources Note
Abingdon(SU4997)1939ChristmasNo TextHero-CombatBerkshire Federation of Women's Institutes (1939), Gathorne-Hardy (1951)  
Aston Tirrold(SU5585) ChristmasNo TextHero-CombatGathorne-Hardy (1951)  
Aston Upthorpe(SU5586) ChristmasNo TextHero-CombatGathorne-Hardy (1951)  
Barkham(SU7866)1907ChristmasNo TextHero-CombatDitchfield (1910), Ditchfield (1907)  
Beedon(SU4878)Bef. 1939ChristmasNo TextHero-CombatBerkshire Federation of Women's Institutes (1939)  
Binfield(SU8471)  No TextDoubtful Hero-CombatHelm Coll.  
Blewbury(SU5385)c. 1950 No TextHero-CombatDommett Coll.  
Bracknell(SU8769)  No TextDoubtful Hero-CombatHelm Coll.  
Brightwalton(SU4279)1939ChristmasFrag.Hero-CombatLowsley (1888), Cope (1939)  
Buckland(SU3497)1939ChristmasTextHero-CombatNiven (1903), Berkshire Federation of Women's Institutes (1939)  
Burghfield(SU6668)1939ChristmasNo TextHero-CombatBerkshire Federation of Women's Institutes (1939)  
Chaddleworth(SU4177)1925ChristmasTextHero-CombatGardiner Coll., Mayson (1926), Carpenter Coll. [1.]
Chieveley(SU4773)  No TextDoubtful Hero-CombatYarrow (1952)  
Childrey(SU3687) ChristmasFrag.Hero-CombatPiggott (1929)  
Cholsey(SU5886)  No TextHero-CombatBerkshire Federation of Women's Institutes (1939)  
Compton(SU5279)1888ChristmasFrag.Hero-CombatLowsley (1888)  
Cookham Dean(SU8785)c. 1905ChristmasFrag.Hero-CombatChalmers (1933), Gathorne-Hardy (1951)  
Cumnor(SP4604)1929 No TextHero-CombatWortley Coll.  
Drayton(SU4794)c. 1905ChristmasTextHero-CombatYarrow (1952), Peacock Coll., Vaughan Williams Memorial Library Coll., Carpenter Coll. [1.]
East Hagbourne(SU5388)c. 1877ChristmasTextHero-CombatCarpenter Coll. [2.]
East Hendred(SU4688)c. 1840?ChristmasFrag.Hero-CombatCarpenter Coll. [2.]
East Lockinge(SU4287)c. 1880ChristmasTextHero-CombatHallam (1900)  
Great Shefford(SU3875)  Frag.Hero-CombatGathorne-Hardy (1951)  
Hatford(SU3394)1840ChristmasTextHero-CombatWilliams Coll.  
Hoe Benham(SU4069)1900ChristmasTextHero-CombatHistory of Welford (1900), Gardiner Coll.  
Kintbury(SU3866)  Frag.Hero-CombatGardiner Coll.  
Lambourn(SU3278) ChristmasNo TextHero-CombatBerkshire Federation of Women's Institutes (1939)  
Lockinge(SU4287)1881ChristmasTextHero-CombatPiggott (1928), Gathorne-Hardy (1951)  
Long Wittenham(SU5493)19th ctyChristmasNo TextHero-CombatOrdish Coll., Manning (1895-1910) [3.]
Longcot(SU2790)1892ChristmasTextHero-CombatOrdish Coll.  
Lower Whitley(SU7269)1931ChristmasFrag.Hero-CombatSeaby (1931)  
Mid-Berks. 1888ChristmasTextHero-CombatLowsley (1888)  
Moulsford(SU5983)1898DecemberNo TextHero-CombatBinney (1902)  
Pusey(SU3596)1913ChristmasTextHero-CombatOrdish Coll., Carpenter Coll., Helm Coll. [4.]
Radley(SU5398)1871JanuaryNo TextHero-CombatSmith (1871) [5.]
Reading(SU7272)c. 1920ChristmasFrag.Hero-CombatCawte Coll., Reading Standard (1961)  
Spencers Wood(SU7166)c. 1920ChristmasNo TextHero-CombatReading Standard (1960)  
Stanford in the Vale(SU4393)1900ChristmasTextHero-CombatHole Coll., Piggott (1929), Carpenter Coll. [1.]
Steventon(SU4691)1888ChristmasNo TextHero-CombatLowsley (1888), Carpenter Coll. [1.]
Sunningwell(SP4900)1954ChristmasTextHero-CombatBrown (1947), Hole Coll., Ordish Coll., Berkshire Federation of Women's Institutes (1939)  
Sutton Courtenay(SU5093)1938ChristmasTextHero-CombatBradbrooke (1935), Bradbrooke (1939), Carpenter Coll. [1.]
Swallowfield(SU7264)1905ChristmasTextHero-CombatRussell (1906), Russell (1901)  
Thatcham(SU5167) ChristmasTextHero-CombatVaughan Williams Memorial Library Coll.  
Tubney(SU4398) ChristmasTextHero-CombatCarey Coll.  
Uffington(SU3089)1964ChristmasTextHero-CombatHughes (1856), Betjeman (1965), Carpenter Coll. [6.]
Upper Lambourn(SU3180)c. 1900ChristmasTextHero-CombatCarpenter Coll. [2.]
West Hendred(SU4488)1901ChristmasNo TextHero-CombatHayden (1901), Hayden MS  
West Woodhay(SU3963)1901ChristmasTextHero-CombatGardiner Coll.  
Weston(SU3973)1913ChristmasTextHero-CombatCarpenter Coll. [2.]
Whitley(SU7270)1930ChristmasTextHero-CombatPiggott (1929)  
Whitley Wood(SU7269)1926ChristmasFrag.Hero-CombatReading Mercury (1926)  
Yattendon(SU5574)1896ChristmasFrag.Hero-CombatBeeching (1897) [7.]

Footnotes

1.Pt.2 change: Source Carpenter Coll. added
2.Pt.3 addition
3.Pt.3 change: Source Manning (1895-1910) added
4.Pt.2 changes: Text availability changed from 'Frag.' to 'Text'. Class changed from 'Hero-Combat Visiting' to 'Hero-Combat' Sources Carpenter Coll. Helm Coll. added
5.The mummers were seen at Radley Park and we have assumed that they came from Radley, the nearest village
6.No location is given for this play, but Hughes (1856) is known to be autobiographical in part, and the author was bom at Uffington. He states that Tom Brown did not leave his native village 'near the foot of the White Horse range' until nearly eight years of age. Uffington is the nearest village to the White Horse.
Pt.2 changes: Text availability changed from 'No Text' to 'Text'. Source Carpenter Coll. added.
7.The location and author of this article are provided by his obituary in the Cornhill Magazine, NS, XLVI, 1919, 447.
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