infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Stoke Mandeville
population = 6,009 [ [http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7&b=792089&c=Stoke+Mandeville&d=16&e=15&g=424009&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1216671593171&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779 Neighbourhood Statistics 2001 Census]
region= South East England
postcode_district = HP22
Stoke Mandeville is a
villageand also a civil parishwithin Aylesbury Valedistrict convert|3|mi|km|lk=on to the south-east of Aylesburyin the county of Buckinghamshire, England. It has a large amount of arable landwithin its borders. Stoke Mandeville Hospital, although named after the village, is located on the parish's border with Aylesburyand provides the largest spinal injuries ward in Europe.
The village was originally recorded as "Stoches" in the
Domesday Bookof 1086, from the Old English word "stoc" meaning an outlying farmor hamlet. The suffix Mandeville was first recorded in 1284 when the manor was listed as being in the hands of the powerful Norman de Mandeville family. The former medievalparish church on the outskirts of the village was condemned in the mid 20th Centuryand has now been demolished altogether. The newer red brick parish church of St Mary remains as the only church in the village apart from the Methodistchurch in Eskdale Road.
Stoke Mandeville was also the location of the
Stoke Mandeville Games, which first took place in 1948 and are now known as the World Wheelchair and Amputee Games. The Games, which were held eight times at Stoke Mandeville, were the inspiration for the Paralympic Gamesalso called "The Stoke Mandeville Games" which were organised in Romein 1960. The wheelchair aspects of the 1984 Paralympics were also held in the village.
May 13 2000, the new Stoke Mandeville Millennium sign [ [http://www.radiolondon.co.uk/kneesflashes/happenings/stoke/sm3.jpgMillennium sign] ] was unveiled. It stands on a small brick plinthon the green outside the primary school. The sign shows aspects of village life over the centuries.
According to the Census Report the area of this parish is 1460 acres.
Stoke Mandeville Combined School is a mixed
community school, which takes children from the age of four through to the age of eleven. The school has approximately 220 pupils. It also has a hearing impaired department, which currently helps up to 15 children through their school day.
* [http://www.stokemandevillestadium.com/ Stoke Mandeville Stadium]
* [http://www.stokemandeville.ik.org/ Stoke Mandeville Combined School website]
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