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Doxey, Staffordshire

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Doxey, Staffordshire

Doxey is a village and civil parish in the borough of Stafford in Staffordshire, England. It is a north-western suburb of Stafford. The village became a civil parish on April 1, 2005. There is some uncertainty about the origin of the name Doxey but it seems that it was originally Dokesei (This may be "Ducks Island" - a reference to the fact that the centre of Doxey would have been surrounded by marsh). In the Domesday Book it is spelt Dochesig.
DistrictStafford
Post townSTAFFORD
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ9023
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01785
Population2,500 (Approximate)
 

Other names by which Doxey, Staffordshire has been known in the past

Dochesig

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