Farmington, Gloucestershire

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Farmington
Farmington Village Green.jpg
View of the village green
Farmington is located in Gloucestershire
Farmington
Farmington
Farmington shown within Gloucestershire
Population112 [1]
OS grid referenceSP134153
Civil parish
  • Farmington
District
Unitary authority
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCheltenham
Postcode districtGL54
Dialling code01451
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire
51°50′10″N 1°48′18″W / 51.8361°N 1.8050°W / 51.8361; -1.8050Coordinates: 51°50′10″N 1°48′18″W / 51.8361°N 1.8050°W / 51.8361; -1.8050

Farmington is a village located in the county of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. As of 2011 the village had 112 residents. Farmington is mentioned in the Domesday Book (1086) as Tormentone.[2]

Farmington was sold in 1724 to Edmund Waller of Beaconsfield (died 1771); and thence by descent to Edmund Waller (d.1788); Edmund Waller (d.1810); Rev. Harry Waller (d.1824) (Rector of Farmington from 1786, and of Vicar of Winslow from 1789); Harry Edmund (d.1869); Edmund Waller (d.1898); and Major-General William Noel Waller, RA (d.1909), whose executors sold it in 1910.[3]

Edmund Waller's (d.1898) Farmington Lodge, Northleach, Gloucestershire, west front, 1893.
Edmund Waller VI or VII, (1828-98), JP, DL, of Farmington Lodge, 1869-1898.
Brass plaque to Edmund Waller (1828-98) in church of St. Peter's.
Waller of Farmington chart, 1560-1954.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lead Key Figures". www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
  2. ^ "The Domesday Book Online - Gloucestershire A-F". www.domesdaybook.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
  3. ^ A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 9, Bradley Hundred. The Northleach Area of the Cotswolds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 2001. ('Parishes: Farmington', ed. N M Herbert, pp. 69-81, by Carol Davidson Cragoe, A R J Jurica, and Elizabeth Williamson).