Charlton Hundred is one of the hundreds of Berkshire. It is situated in the eastern part of the county, bounded to the south by Hampshire. Sonning Hundred forms the majority of Charlton's other boundaries, although it also borders Reading Hundred to the west and Wargrave Hundred to the east. The hundred also encompasses detached parts of Wiltshire. Charlton Hundred had a population of 53,179 in 2011, rising to 62,270 if detached parts are disregarded.
The hundred comprises the following ancient parishes:
- Hurst (Whistley and Broad Hinton tythings)*
- Shinfield (Didnam and Shinfield tythings)†
- Sonning (Earley tything)‡
*: Newland and Winnersh in Sonning hundred; Broad Hinton is Wiltshire detached.
†: Hartley Dummer in Theale hundred; Didnam is Wiltshire detached.
‡: Remainder in Sonning hundred, but also extends into Oxfordshire.
§: Swallowfield West and Farley are Wiltshire detached.
|Hundreds of Berkshire|
Beynhurst • Bray • Charlton • Compton • Cookham • Faircross • Faringdon • Ganfield • Hormer • Kintbury Eagle • Lambourn • Moreton • Ock • Reading • Ripplesmere • Shrivenham • Sonning • Theale • Wantage • Wargrave