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Cuddington, Buckinghamshire

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Cuddington, Buckinghamshire

Cuddington is a village and civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is near the Oxfordshire border, about six miles west of Aylesbury. The village name is Old English (Anglo-Saxon) in origin, and means "Cudda's estate. " In the Domesday Book of 1086 it was recorded as Cudintuna. Anciently the village was the location of a medicinal spring of great repute, though its exact location is unknown.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP7311
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01844

Cuddington, Buckinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cuddington.-- par., mid. Bucks, on river Thame, 5 miles SW. of Aylesbury, 1408 ac., pop. 476; P.O.

Cuddington, Buckinghamshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

CUDDINGTON (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union and hundred of Aylesbury, county of Buckingham, 5¼ miles (W. S. W.) from Aylesbury; containing 626 inhabitants. The parish is situated on the river Teme, by which it is bounded on the north-west; and according to computation comprises 1240 acres, whereof the greater portion is arable, and the remainder excellent pasture-land. Stone of good quality for building is extensively quarried. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Haddenham: the impropriate tithes have been commuted for £275, and the vicarial for £180; the impropriate glebe consists of nearly 18 acres, and the vicarial of 14 acres. There is a place of worship for Particular Baptists.

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