Barrington, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Barrington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1570
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Orwell
  • Shepreth
  • Meldreth
  • Harston
  • Harlton
  • Haslingfield
  • Foxton

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BARRINGTON, a parish in the district of Royston and county of Cambridge; on the river Cam, 6 miles W by S of Shelford r. station, and 7 SSW of Cambridge. It has a post office under Royston. Acres, 2,129. Real property, £3,792. Pop., 563. Houses, 111. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £107. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is old but good; and there are a neat Independent chapel, and charities £43.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Barrington, 1841-1891

Church Records

Baptismal register for Barrington Independent Chapel, 1797-1837 Author: Barrington Chapel (Barrington : Independent)

Barrington parish registers, baptisms, 1570-1890; marriages, 1570-1890; banns, 1757-1823; burials, 1570-1890 Author: Layng, T. P. R (Thomas Peter Royson), 1901-1985; Hatton, C. L.; Hatton, A. E.; Church of England. Parish Church of Barrington (Cambridgeshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Barrington, 1599-1864 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Barrington (Cambridgeshire)

Computer printout of Barrington, Independent, Cambs., Eng

Parish register printouts of Barrington, Cambridge, England (Independent) ; christenings, 1797-1837 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Cemeteries

Monumental inscriptions, C. & E. Cemetery, Barrington, Cambridgeshire, England Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. British Mission

Monumental inscriptions, Congregational Chapel Cemetery, Barrington, Cambridgeshire, England Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. British Mission

Land and property

Land tax assessments for the parish of Barrington, 1810-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Cambridgeshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments for the parish of Barrington, 1810-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Cambridgeshire)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Civil Registration District: Royston
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Barton
  • Poor Law Union: Royston
  • Hundred: Wetherley
  • Province: Canterbury