Maidenhead, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Maidenhead is a town in Windsor and Maidenhead

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Maidenhead within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Maidenhead in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Maidenhead, mun. bor. and market town, Bray and Cookham pars., Berks, near river Thames, 11 miles NE. of Reading and 24¼ W. of London by rail, 2123 ac., pop. 8220; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Wednesday. Maydenhythe is an early name of the place, which in the 12th century possessed a wharf for timber and a bridge across the river. Its first charter was granted in the reign of Edward III. The town has a large timber trade, also breweries, maltings, and grain mills; and in vicinity (in Bucks) are the Taplow Paper Works. Here, at the Greyhound Inn, Charles I. bade farewell to his children. Thomas Rickman (1776-1841), the architect, was a native.

Maidenhead in the Domesday Book

A village in Beynhurst hundred, in the county of Berkshire. is a Good Stuff website.