Siddington, Gloucestershire

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Siddington Church

Siddington is a village located one mile south of Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England. The population was 1,249 (2011).[1]

William fitzBaderon is recorded in the Domesday Book as holding one hide in Siddington (also Sudintone, Suditone, Suintone); Aswith held it in the time of King Edward, before the Norman conquest of England in 1066. Roger de Lacy held six hides, which his mother held as her dower-land; Godric of Winchcombe and Leofwine held the land as two manors. Humphrey the Chamberlain also held two hides in Siddington, which Ansketil held of him, while Alweard held the land as a manor.[2]

Siddington is the location of the parish church of Saint Peter's, which in parts dates back to Norman times, and has an associated Church of England primary school.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann; Martin, Prof. G H, eds. (1992). Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin Books. pp. 460, 463, 471. ISBN 0-14-143994-7.

Coordinates: 51°42′N 1°57′W / 51.700°N 1.950°W / 51.700; -1.950

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