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Chicheley, Milton Keynes

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Chicheley, Milton Keynes

Chicheley is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England. The village is about 2½ miles north east of Newport Pagnell. The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means Cicca's clearing. In the Domesday Book of 1086, the village was recorded as Cicelai. The manor of Chicheley (which some suggest may have once been called Thickthorn) anciently belonged to the Pagnell family of Newport Pagnell, but was given by them to the church.
Administrative CountyMilton Keynes
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP9045
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
 

Other names by which Chicheley, Milton Keynes has been known in the past

Chichley ~ Cicelai

Chicheley, Milton Keynes in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Chicheley, par., N. Bucks, on affluent of river Ouse, 2½ miles NE. of Newport Pagnell, 2071 ac., pop. 181; contains Chicheley Hall.

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