Berkeley Hundred

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Berkeley Hundred in Gloucestershire

Berkeley Hundred is a hundred of Gloucestershire, towards the south of the county. It has several detached parts, but the main body of the hundred is bounded by Longtree to the west; by Grumbald's Ash to the south-east; by Thornbury Hundred to the south-west; by Bledisloe to the west; and by Whitstone to the north. It had a population of 90,982 in 2011, rising to 92,448 if detached parts are disregarded.

It comprises the ancient parishes of:

*: Almondsbury itself. Gaunt's Earthcott and various sundry parcels near Pilning in Thornbury hundred. Remainder in Langley & Swineshead.
: King's Weston and Lawrence Weston. Remainder in Henbury hundred.

Additionally, the parish of Kingswood, a detached part of Wiltshire, is locally situated in Berkeley hundred.

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Hundreds of Gloucestershire

Barton Regis (including Bristol) • Berkeley • Bisley • Bledisloe • Botloe • Bradley • Brightwells Barrow • Cheltenham • Cleeve • Crowthorne and Minety (including Cirencester) • Deerhurst • Duchy of Lancaster • Dudstone and King's Barton (including Gloucester) • Grumbald's Ash • Henbury • Kiftsgate • Langley and Swinehead • Longtree • Pucklechurch • Rapsgate • St Briavels • Slaughter • Tewkesbury • Thornbury • Tibaldstone • Westbury • Westminster • Whitstone