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Sible Hedingham is a large village and civil parish in the Colne Valley in the Braintree District of Essex, in England. It has a population of 3,994 according to the 2011 census. Sible Hedingham lies in the northern corner of Essex, close to both the Suffolk and Cambridgeshire borders. The village covers some 2,123 hectares (5,246 acres).
A variation on the village name is "Hengham Sybyle".
Notable people associated with Sible Hedingham
- J. Redwood Anderson (1883–1964), poet died here
- Rachel Barrett (1874–1953), suffragette and newspaper editor
- Savitri Devi (1905–1982), prominent proponent of animal rights, deep ecology and Nazism, who died here
- 'Dummy', an unnamed elderly man killed in 1824 after he was accused of witchcraft
- Sir John Hawkwood (1320–1394), English mercenary (or condottiere) who was active in 14th-century Italy
- John Hilton (surgeon) FRCS, FRS, FZS (1805–1878), Surgeon Extraordinary to Queen Victoria and greatest anatomist of his time
- Samuel Wilbore (1595-1656) – a founder of Portsmouth Colony (Rhode Island, US; 7 March 1638) as a religious dissenter from the Plymouth Colony of Boston, Massachusetts
- "Sible Hedingham Parish Local Area Report". nomisweb.co.uk. Office for National Statistics. 2011. Retrieved 30 January 2019 – via Durham University.
- Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 2003. p. 1036 ISBN 0-14-143994-7
- Roger Bigod held a number of manors including a massive number in Suffolk and Norfolk given to him by the King. These obviously included Sible Hedingham, but also included Pebmarsh, Ovington and the area of Belchamp.
- Plea Roll of the Court of Common Pleas; National Archives; CP 40/647; http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT1/H6/CP40no647/bCP40no647dorses/IMG_0761.htm; third entry, second line residence of John Ekefeld, yeoman
- "A French connection: Twinning teams mark 25 years together". Halstead Gazette. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
- "Death of Poet". Birmingham Post (32893). 30 March 1964. p. 22. Retrieved 17 February 2019 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- Fowler, Kenneth (8 October 2009). "Hawkwood, Sir John (d. 1394), military commander". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/12693. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
- Kirkup, John (23 September 2004). "Hilton, John (1805–1878), anatomist and surgeon". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/13327. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
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