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Ruscombe, Wokingham

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Ruscombe, Wokingham

Ruscombe is a small village and civil parish, east of Twyford in the Borough of Wokingham, in the English county of Berkshire. Its most notable residents were William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania, who lived there from 1710 to 1718, and the actor Dennis Price, co-star of Kind Hearts and Coronets, who was born there. Its parish church - St James Ruscombe - dates back to the late 12th century Home of Ruscombe Football Club in the Reading Sunday League.
Administrative CountyWokingham
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU7976
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley

Ruscombe, Wokingham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ruscombe, par., Berks, 1 mile E. of Twyford and 5 miles NE. of Reading, 1294 ac., pop. 375.

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