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- "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 Oxford."
[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]
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- "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)
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