Aylesbury Vale District
Postal Code: HP18 9HQ
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Shabbington is a village and civil parish in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England, about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Thame (in Oxfordshire), and 7 miles (11 km) WSW of Aylesbury.
The village was first recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086, when it was called Sobintone which is Old English for Scobba's Estate. Until very recently the village was known as Shobbington; it was only in the Victorian era that the name was changed to its current form.
The earliest record of any manor of the village dates back to 1299, when a large property was given to the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, however this was not where the Manor Court was held.
The Church of England parish church of Saint Mary Magdalene is 11th century. However the church records only date from 1714, making historical information about the village harder to come by