In some instances colleges are supported entirely by one county, as is the Holmes Chapel College, Cheshire; in others a college is supported by several affiliated counties, as in the case of the agricultural department of the University College, Reading, which acts in connexion with the counties of Berks, Oxon, Hants and Buckingham.
The Wilts and Berks canal, joining the Thames at Abingdon, is disused.
Summers, History of the Berks, S.
Cotterell of Ruscombe, Berks, as follows: trenching and cleaning ground, £12; sets, 20,000 at 5s.
READING, a city and the county-seat of Berks county, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., in the S.E.