Boxworth, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Boxworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1588
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BOXWORTH, a parish in the district of St. Ives and county of Cambridge; 3 miles WSW of Long-Stanton r. station, and 5 SSE of St. Ives. Post town, Long-Stanton, under Cambridge. Acres, 2,521. Real property, £2,946 Pop., 347. Houses, 64. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £459. Patron, G. Thornhill, Esq. The church has a monument of Sanderson, the blind professor of mathematics; and is good.

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

Parish Records

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Cemeteries

St. Peter’s Parish Church, Boxworth, monumental inscriptions, 1667-1980 Author: Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Census

Census returns for Boxworth, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Boxworth, 1599-1843 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Boxworth (Cambridgeshire)

An index transcription of the parish registers of Boxworth : baptisms, 1588-1950; marriages 1588-1950; burials 1588-1950; banns, 1754-1947 Author: Cambridgeshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Boxworth (Cambridgeshire)

Marriages at Boxworth, 1588-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Boxworth (Cambridgeshire)

Parish registers for Boxworth, 1588-1903 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Boxworth (Cambridgeshire)

Computer printout of Boxworth, Cambs., Eng

History

The Boxworth, Conington and Fen Drayton chronicle : extracts from the Cambridge Chronicles relating to the villages of Boxworth, Conington and Fen Drayton, 1779-1901 Author: Jordan, W.; Downing, J., Mrs.

Newspapers

The Boxworth, Conington and Fen Drayton chronicle : extracts from the Cambridge Chronicles relating to the villages of Boxworth, Conington and Fen Drayton, 1779-1901 Author: Jordan, W.; Downing, J., Mrs.

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Public records, 1781-1831 Author: Swavesey (Cambridgeshire)

Schools

School records of Boxworth School, 1873-1925 Author: Boxworth School (Boxworth, Cambridgeshire)

Maps

Old maps of Britain and Europe from A Vision of Britain Through Time

Administration

  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Civil Registration District: St Ives
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely
  • Diocese: Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Bourn
  • Poor Law Union: St Ives
  • Hundred: Papworth
  • Province: Canterbury