DONNINGTON (nr. Stow on the Wold)
- Original source material relating to Donnington (nr. Stow on the Wold), and other parishes in
Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the
- "DONNINGTON, a hamlet in the parish of Stow-on-the-Wold, upper division of
the hundred of Slaughter, in the county of Gloucester, 1½ mile N. of Stow.
In 1646 the royalists under Lord Aston were defeated here by Colonel
Morgan, which victory occasioned the surrender of the king's garrison at
[Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- “Township, parish of and 1½ miles north from Stow-on-the-Wold,
East Gloucestershire. Acreage 1,053. Here is a brewery.
Nearest railway station: Stow-on-the-Wold 1½ miles.
Distance from London: 89 miles. Population: 111.”
[Description from Cassell's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1899)
transcribed by Brian Willey. Added 6 Jul 2005]
- "Formerly a detached hamlet of Stow-on-the-Wold; now a civil parish."
(Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the
County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)
- You may be interested in other places named Don(n)ington in the UK:
Most of them are small, but all are mentioned in Cassell's
Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland, 1899, cited above.
- Castle Donington, Leicestershire
- Donington, Leicestershire (nr Ibstock)
- Donington, Lincolnshire (nr Spalding)
- Donington, Shropshire (nr Newport)
- Donington, Shropshire (nr Shifnal)
- Donington-on-Bain, Lincolnshire (nr Louth)
- Donington Wood, Shropshire (nr Lilleshall)
- Donnington, Berkshire (nr Newbury)
- Donnington, Herefordshire (nr Ledbury)
- Donnington, Shropshire (nr Wellington)
- Donnington, Sussex (nr Chichester)
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