Condicote, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, under the Cotswolds, 4 miles NW of Stow-on-the-Wold. Post town Stow-in-the-Wold (S.O.) The parish includes the hamlet of Henchwick. Acreage, 1250; population, 113. Slight traces exist of a Roman and of a British camp. An ancient cross, restored in 1862, stands in the village. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £110. The church is ancient, and has a Norman doorway.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Condicote St. Nicholas|
|Poor Law union||Stow-on-the-Wold|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The register book is in a very dilapidated condition; the earlier entries are illegible, but from 1663 the entries run consecutively, although there are irregularities between that date and 1704.
The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.
Church of England
St. Nicholas (parish church)
The church of St. Nicholas is a very small but ancient building of stone, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch, and a small western belfry containing one bell: the south doorway and the chancel arch are Late Norman, and elaborately worked: the chalice, which is of silver, bears date 1571: the church was restored in 1889, at a cost of about £600, mainly collected or subscribed by the late E. T. Godman esq.: there are sittings for 100 persons.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Condicote from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Condicote (St. Nicholas))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.
Online maps of Condicote are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:
- Gloucester Citizen
- Gloucester Journal
- Gloucestershire Chronicle
- Gloucestershire Echo
- Cheltenham Chronicle
- Cheltenham Looker-On
The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.