Condicote Village Website

Condicote has an amazing history that dates back thousands of years. The Henge is an example of Condicote's "pre-history", believed to date from the time of Stonehenge.


Old local maps: 1881 (O/S) (648KB) (more to follow)

 

There have been a number of archaeological investigations in this area, which contains several scheduled monuments and other sites. Of these, two studies of the Henge are of particular note and were carried out by the Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. Please visit www.bgas.org.uk for further information.


The ArchSearch system provides a full list of known archaeological references for the UK. See a summary here or visit their site for more information.

 

War Memorial inscriptions from the church


There is little information about a Saxon Charter for Condicote, apart from this small piece of information from the Royal Historical Society...

A.D. 1051 x 1053. Declaration that Æthelwine, dean of Worcester, and Ordric, his brother, purchased 3 hides (cassati) at Condicote, Gloucs., and restored it to the monastery at Worcester. Latin.

Archive: Worcester

MS: BL Cotton Tib. A. xiii, 151r (s. xi2)

Printed: Hearne, Heming, p. 335; K 807; Pierquin, Recueil, pt 6, no. 36.

Comments: Atkins 1940, p. 24, dates 1053; Ker 1948, pp. 59, 67-8, one of 13 charters, 'as a group untrustworthy'; Davies 1972, p. 477 n. 116, dubious; Finberg, ECWM, no. 167, authentic; HRH, p. 234, subscriptions consistent but not numerous, charter doubtful.


Genealogy

The excellent summary below was taken from the GENUKI website (copyright acknowledged: details below)...

 PARISH: Condicote (St Nicholas)
 HUNDRED: Upper Slaughter
 REGs: 1688-1836
 RM/F: 1688-1806
 BTs: 1612+
 BM/F: 1612-1812
 Typescript:  
 Printed Copy:  
 IGI: 1612-1812C
  1612-1809M
 RMI:  
   
   
 GMI: GFHS: 1802-1836
 PHILLIMORE:  
 BIGLAND: Vol I,p424
 MEN & ARMour: p142
 TITHE AWARD: 1856
   More information about this summary...
 MIs:    War Mem: MJF

 


Other excellent local history sites...    

The Genelealogy of the Cotswolds & Surrounds of England - an excellent site : highly recommended!

GENUKI Home pageGENUKI - a good place to start for all things relating to local history