The Summer Assizes were moved from Abingdon to Reading in 1867, effectively making Reading the sole county town of Berkshire, a decision that was officially approved by the privy council in 1869. The town became a county borough under the Local Government Act 1888 .
What events in the years before 870 had resulted in Reading becoming a royal vill are unknown, and equally dark are the happenings between 870 and 1066 that advanced Reading to the status of a borough. In later centuries when Reading men were in dispute with the abbey they based their claim to burghal status on immemorial right 'longe
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Based on the initial Indian violence in 1753, Berkshire County sent for reinforcements. With the help of horses from Connecticut, Poontoosuck evacuated to Stockbridge in haste. The refugees were fired on as they fled south and one man (Stevens or Stearn) was killed. The woman riding with him was rescued by Jonathan Hinsdale of Lenox.
At a hearing of Reading Crown Court on Tuesday, January 8, he was locked up for three years and ordered to forfeit the £1,060 found in his home in Caroline Court. Charlie Ward Charlie Joseph Ward, 36, of Eltham Avenue, Slough.
A mental health facility in West Reading looks set to get a £2 million revamp so it can treat inpatients from all over Berkshire.
May 13, 2018 · It’s been an excellent season for non-league clubs in Berkshire, perhaps one of the finest in the long footballing history of the Royal County. Take a bow Thatcham Town, Bracknell Town, Maidenhead United, Slough Town, Windsor FC and Hungerford Town.
they packed Chameleon's, a club who has quickly become Berkshire County's answer to CBGB's, the legendary club on the Bowery responsible for launching thousands of music careers. One never knew what to expect when walking through those hallowed doors and here in the Berkshires, one never knows what to expect when walking into Chameleon's.
Sep 19, 2019 · Reading Matt Rodda says what Reading has done is "the best in the area" No new coronavirus deaths and just a handful of new cases reported in Berkshire Coronavirus UK-wide deaths related to Covid ...
Mar 27, 2018 · How Clement fared on his last time in the Championship. Derby reporter Steve Nicholson on how the new Reading FC boss did previously in the second tier. 27 March 2018 By Jonathan Low. Paul Clement was Derby boss in 2015/16. Credit: Getty Images. New Reading FC boss Paul Clement's coaching experience is varied, ranging from Blackburn Rovers to ...