Place:Rendcomb, Gloucestershire, England

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NameRendcomb
Alt namesRindecomesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 114
Rindecumbesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 114
Rendcombesource: Family History Catalog Library
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.783°N 1.967°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoRapsgate (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish is located
Cirencester Rural, Gloucestershire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1894-1974
Cotswold (district), Gloucestershire, Englanddistrict municipality of which it is now a part
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Rendcomb (often spelled Rendcombe) is a village in the Cotswold local authority area of the English county of Gloucestershire. It is about five miles north of Cirencester. In 1920, Rendcomb College was founded in the country house adjacent to the village.

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Online sources which may also be helpful:

  • GENUKI gives pointers to other archive sources as well as providing some details on each parish in the county. The emphasis here is on ecclesiastical parishes (useful before 1837)
  • A listing of all the Registration Districts in England and Wales since their introduction in 1837 and tables of the parishes that were part of each district and the time period covered with detailed notes on changes of parish name, mergers, etc. Do respect the copyright on this material.
  • The FamilySearch Wiki for Gloucestershire provides a similar but not identical series of webpages to that provided by GENUKI
  • A Vision of Britain through Time has a group of pages of statistical facts for almost every parish in the county
  • Unfortunately, A History of the County of Gloucester in the Victoria County History series provided by the website British History Online does not cover this part of the county
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