Timeline of Reading, Berkshire

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The following is a timeline of the history of Reading, the county town of Berkshire in England.

Events[edit]

Up to 1699[edit]

Reading Abbey gateway (in 1785)

18th century[edit]

Reading Mercury sign

19th century[edit]

Castle Street, photographed by (or for) Henry Fox Talbot (c. 1845)

20th century[edit]

Novelty biscuit tins (c. 1937)

21st century[edit]

Births[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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Coordinates: 51°27′14″N 0°58′23″W / 51.454°N 0.973°W / 51.454; -0.973