Oddington, Gloucestershire Family History Guide
Oddington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Gloucestershire.
Parish registers begin: 1549
Parishes adjacent to Oddington
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ODDINGTON, two villages and a parish in Stow-on-the-Wold district, Gloucester. The villages stand ¾ of a mile SW of the river Evenlode, near the boundary with Oxford, 1½ mile SW of Addlestrop r. station, and 2½ E of Stow-on-the-Wold; bear the names of Upper and Lower O.; and have a post-office under Chipping-Norton. The parish comprises 1,660 acres. Real property, £3,468. Pop., 588. Houses, 141. The property is much subdivided. The manor, with Oddington House, belongs to Sir John Reade, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £344. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester. The old church stands about ½ a mile from the villages, in a finely wooded vale; is partly Norman, with interesting features; and has ceased to be used. The new church stands near the centre of the villages; was built in 1854; is in the pointed style; comprises nave, N aisle, and chancel; and has several handsome painted windows. There are a national school, and charities £4. Chamber-layne, the author of “Angliæ Notitia,” was a native.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851
Oddington, a parish in the upper division of Slaughter hund., union of Stow-on-the-Wold, county of Gloucester; 2 miles east of Stow-on-the-Wold, and west of the Evenlode river. Living, a rectory, formerly in the archd. and dio. of Gloucester, now in the dio. of Gloucester and Bristol; rated at £21 7s. 1d.; gross income £415. Tithes commuted in 1786. Patron, the precentor of the York cathedral. Here are 5 daily schools. Charities, in 1826, £3 14s. 8d. per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £252. Acres 1,660. Houses 110. A.P. £2,883. Pop., in 1801, 421; in 1831, 539.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Oddington, 1 m. S.E. Stow. P. 525
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850
- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Stow on the Wold
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Post 1835 – Gloucester and Bristol, Pre 1836 – Gloucester
- Rural Deanery: Stow
- Poor Law Union: Stow on the Wold
- Hundred: Slaughter
- Province: Canterbury