Didcot is an Ancient Parish in the county of Berkshire.
Alternative names: Dudcote, Dudcott
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1562
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1606
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
DUDCOTT, Dudcote, or Didcot, a parish in Wallingford district, Berks; on the Great Western railway, at the deflection of the branch to Oxford, 5½ miles W of Wallingford. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Wallingford. Acres, £1,094. Real property, £2,002. Pop., 349. Houses, 75. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £397. Patron, Brazenose College, Oxford. The church is chiefly perpendicular English, in good condition; and the churchyard contains a picturesque stone cross and some fine yew trees.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: Wallingford
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
Diocese: Pre-1836 – Salisbury, Post-1835 – Oxford
Rural Deanery: Abingdon
Poor Law Union: Wallingford