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West Hendred lies abt six mi. northeast of Sparsholt, and is a parish in the hundred of Wantage , county of Berks, 3¾ miles east of Wantage, 3 mi. northeast of Milton and less than 4 mi. southeast of West Ilsley. The living is a vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Berks, and diocese of Salisbury… and in the patronage of the President and Fellows of Corpus Christi College, Oxford [records at Oxford?]. The church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity.


30 Nov 1778 West Hundred [Hendred]. Married: John SMITH and Hannah COOMS (Extracted by Combs Researcher Denise Mortorff from "Berkshire Parish Registers. Marriages," West Hundred, 1558-1837, ed. by the late W.P.W. Phillimore & T.M. Blagg. London. 1914 (Source: FHC Film #0496694 Item 6)

DKM: Other surnames include TAME, SAYER, PIGOTT.


East Hendred is adjacent to West Hendred.

Extracted from FamilySearch.Org, IGI 1539-1759, Parish Registers, #0088257, Film No. 6908272 (source not yet viewed):

21 Apr 1538 East Hendred, Berks. Christened: Edmond COOME, s/o (blank) [also 21 Apr 1540]

18 Dec 1538 East Hendred, Berks. Christened: John COOME, s/o (blank) [also 18 Dec 1539]

06 Jun 1541 East Hendred, Berks. Christened: Alce COOME, d/o (blank) [Search Words: Alice]

31 Aug 1543 East Hendred, Berks. Christened: Julyan COOME, d/o (blank) [Search Words: Julian]

29 Mar 1548 East Hendred, Berks. Christened: Andrewe COOME, s/o (blank) [Search Words: Andrew]

14 Dec 1549 East Hendred, Berks. Christened: Hugh COMBE, s/o (blank)

12 Jul 1558 East Hendred, Berks. Married: Agnis COMBE and John WISE [Search Words: Agnes]

24 May 1572 East Hendred, Berks. Christened: Jone COOME, d/o (blank) [Search Words Joan Jane]

23 Jun 1575 East Hendred, Berks. Christened: Magrett COOME, d/o (blank) [Search Words: Margaret]

23 Mar 1578 East Hendred, Berks. Christened: Margrett COOME, d/o (blank) [Search Words: Margaret]


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