Bottisham, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Bottisham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

Other places in the parish include: Lode, Longmeadow, and Six Miles Bottom.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1561
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Particular Baptist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Westley Waterless
  • Fen Ditton
  • Horningsea
  • Quy
  • Swaffham Bulbeck
  • Waterbeach
  • Burrough Green
  • Little Wilbraham

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BOTTISHAM, a village, a parish, and a subdistrict, in Newmarket district, Cambridge. The village stands on an affluent of the river Cam, 3½ miles NNE of Fulbourn r. station, and 6½ ENE of Cambridge; and it has a post office under Newmarket, and is a seat of petty sessions. The parish includes also the hamlets of Lode and Longmeadow. Acres, 4,700. Real property, £8,830. Pop., 1,508. Houses, 332. The property is much subdivided. Bottisham Hall is the seat of the Jenyns family. Traces exist at Anglesey of an Augustinian priory, founded in the time of Henry I. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £268. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is early English, good, and beautiful. The vicarage of Lode is a separate benefice. There are chapels for Independents and Baptists, and two national schools.

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 Bottisham, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Bottisham, 1599-1879 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bottisham (Cambridgeshire)

The history and antiquities of the parish of Bottisham and the priory of Anglesey in Cambridgeshire–Supplement to The history and antiquities of the parish of Bottisham and the priory of Anglesey in Cambridgeshire Author: Hailstone, Edward, 1843-1932

An indexed transcription of the parish registers of Bottisham : baptisms, 1561-1950; marriages, 1563-1950; burials, 1569-1950; banns, 1757-1950 Author: Symmonds, Avril; Church of England. Parish Church of Bottisham (Cambridgeshire); Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Parish registers and poor law records for Bottisham, 1561-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bottisham (Cambridgeshire)

Computer printout of Bottisham, Cambs., Eng

Cemeteries

Holy Trinity Parish Church, Bottisham, monumental inscriptions, 1738-1937 Author: Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Court Records

Manor court book for Bassingbourne, 1709-1852 Author: Manor of Bassingbourne. Court (Cambridge)

Manor court records of Angelessey with Bottisham, 1736-1881 Author: Manor of Bottisham. Court (Cambridge)

Land and property

Bottisham enclosed, 1801 Author: Rogers, Hugh

Land tax assessments for the parish of Bottisham, 1759-1831 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Cambridgeshire)

Manor court book for Bassingbourne, 1709-1852 Author: Manor of Bassingbourne. Court (Cambridge)

Manor court records of Angelessey with Bottisham, 1736-1881 Author: Manor of Bottisham. Court (Cambridge)

Parish registers and poor law records for Bottisham, 1561-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bottisham (Cambridgeshire)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Parish registers and poor law records for Bottisham, 1561-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bottisham (Cambridgeshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments for the parish of Bottisham, 1759-1831 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Cambridgeshire)

Parish registers and poor law records for Bottisham, 1561-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bottisham (Cambridgeshire)

Public records

Parish chest records, 1870-1900, Bottisham Author: Bottisham (Cambridgeshire)

Occupations

Parish registers and poor law records for Bottisham, 1561-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bottisham (Cambridgeshire)

Schools

School records of Bottisham Lode Board School, 1873-1925 Author: Bottisham Lode Board School (Bottisham, Cambridgeshire)

History

Forbidden path : Bottisham reminiscences, 1900-1939 Author: Rogers, Hugh

The history and antiquities of the parish of Bottisham and the priory of Anglesey in Cambridgeshire Author: Hailstone, Edward

The history and antiquities of the parish of Bottisham and the priory of Anglesey in Cambridgeshire–Supplement to The history and antiquities of the parish of Bottisham and the priory of Anglesey in Cambridgeshire Author: Hailstone, Edward, 1843-1932

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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