Website produced and maintained for the Hungerford Historical Association by Hugh Pihlens
Find out more about West Berkshire's history by visiting some of the county's history
organisations. The Hungerford Virtual Museum is not responsible for the content of external websites.
Hungerford Historical Association
Over 200 members, interesting meetings each month. Find out more...
Find out all that's going on in the town today.
Hungerford Tourist Information
Everything for the visiting tourist - things to do, shopping, accommodation, and lots more...
Berkshire Record Office
Learn how to trace your family history at the Berkshire Record Office.
Berkshire Local History Association
Learn more about the history of your locality with the help of this group.
Town and Manor of Hungerford
The official website of the Town and Manor of Hungerford and the Liberty of Sanden Fee.
Home Counties Holiday Accomodation
For pubs, hotels, and great places to stay in the area.
Cassini Historical Maps
Perfect for discovering the landscape of the past. Cassini maps help to bring the history of your area to life.
Other sites:Archives Then and Now (the merits and limitations of the internet when researching local history. Many useful links)British Pathe website - including many archive clips of HungerfordBerkshire Coroners Inquisitions - Researchers can check Sue Wood's database to see whether any family members, or other persons of interest, played a role in the inquisitions.Friends of Reading AbbeyWest Berkshire CouncilThatcham Historical Society
West Berkshire Museum
Newbury's own museum in the Grade I 1626 Cloth Hall in the historic centre of the town. Free
Extensive records including on-line access.
Berkshire Family History Society
Who do you think you are? Find out with the Berkshire Family History Society.
Domesday Book online: Berkshire
Find out info about Berkshire place names and landowners from the Domesday Book, completed in
The Bear Hotel
The Bear is one of the grand coaching inns of England, with a long and interesting history. Old world charm with the
most modern comforts.
The Legacy Three Swans Hotel
A traditional and historic coaching inn, situated in the heart of Hungerford. 25 en-suite bedrooms.
Over 100 antiques dealers in one historic building. A good place to look for local artefacts.
The Bruce Trust - Canal Boat Holidays
A charity providing wide-beam canal boats on the Kennet and Avon Canal for hire for self catering holidays by
disabled, disadvantaged or elderly people and their carers.
Tree-ring Services (Dr Andy Moir,Hungerford)
Providing tree-ring analysis of live trees and archaeological timbers. One building in Hungerford is dated at 1449.
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