Sonning Hundred is one of the hundreds of Berkshire. It is situated in the eastern part of the county, bounded to the south by Hampshire; and to the north by Oxfordshire. Charlton Hundred lies to the west; Ripplesmere Hundred to the south-east; with Cookham and Wargrave Hundreds to the east. The hundred also encompasses a detached part of Wiltshire. Sonning Hundred had a population of 121,028 in 2011, rising to 125,077 if detached parts are disregarded.
The hundred comprises the following ancient parishes:
- Hurst (Newland and Winnersh tythings)*
- Sonning (Sonning Town and Woodley and Sandford tythings)†
*: Remainder in Charlton hundred, and Wiltshire detached.
†: Earley in Charlton hundred; Eye and Dunsden in Oxfordshire.
‡: Wokingham North is 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