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Doddington chapel and clocktower
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Historically, Doddington was one of the largest parishes in England. Under the Doddington Rectory Division Act of 1856 it was divided into seven rectories, Benwick, Doddington, Wimblington, March Old Town, March St Peter, March St John and March St Mary.
Doddington Parish Council has nine councillors, and is under the administration of Fenland District Council.
Doddington has almost 1000 dwellings. The population of the civil parish at the time of the 2011 census was 2,181.
Local amenities includes The Three Tuns and The George public houses, a post office, a few shops, a fish & chip fast food outlet, ladies and gents hairdressers, a doctors' surgery and an NHS minor injuries unit. There are two churches, St Mary’s Parish Church and a Methodist Chapel, and a war memorial.
Doddington has a village hall, and two sports fields, one with a pavilion containing changing rooms, catering facilities and multi-purpose room. It has Guides and Scouts troops, a Women’s Institute, the women's section of the Royal British Legion, a short mat bowls club, outdoor bowls club, cricket club, football teams, and an under 5's group. The village holds the Doddington Village Sports and Carnival on the first Saturday in July which includes a children's sports event.
- Christopher Tye, composer and organist, was rector here after taking holy orders.
- Jonnie Peacock, MBE, sprinter who won gold at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.
- Cambridgeshire County Council, Research and Performance Team (2013). "Research and performance team 2011 census database (parishes)". Retrieved 2019-04-13.
- Jolley, Ben (2018-07-09). "Doddington Carnival and Sports Day brings community spirit to life in village". Cambs Times. Retrieved 2019-04-13.
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