Acres, 76,728. Poor-rates in 1862, £13,600. Pop. in 1841, 21,599; in 1861, 25,083. Houses, 5,464.

Marriages in 1860, 182; births, 831,—of which 37 were illegitimate; deaths, 457,—of which 165 were at ages under 5 years, and 24 at ages above 85. Marriages in the ten years 1851-60, 1,921; births, 8,428; deaths, 5,027.

The places of worship in 1851 were 38 of the Church of England, with 7,261 sittings; 3 of Independents, with 820 s.; 22 of Baptists, with 4,506 s.; 7 of Wesleyan Methodists, with 1,140 s.; 2 of Primitive Methodists, with 194 s.; and 2 undefined, with 190 s.

The schools were 46 public day schools, with 2,833 scholars; 53 private day schools, with 1,153 s.; 45 Sunday schools, with 3,594 s.; and 4 evening schools for adults, with 66 s.

Places within Chesterton District

 Fulbourn Sub-district

  • Cherry Hinton
  • Chesterton
  • Fen-Ditton
  • Fulbourn All Saints
  • Great Wilbraham
  • Horningsea
  • Little Wilbraham
  • Milton
  • St. Vigors
  • Stow-cum-Quy
  • Teversham

Great Shelford Sub-district

The sub-district contains 14 parishes. Acres, 21,580. Pop., 7,157. Houses, 1,539.

  • Barton
  • Comberton
  • Coton
  • Grantchester
  • Great Shelford
  • Harleton
  • Harston
  • Haslingfield
  • Hauxton
  • Little Shelford
  • Madingley
  • Newton
  • Stapleford
  • Trumpington

Willingham Sub-district

  • Childerley
  • Cottenham
  • Dry-Drayton
  • Girton
  • Histon
  • Impington
  • Landbeach
  • Long-Stanton All Saints
  • Long-Stanton St. Michael
  • Oakington
  • Rampton
  • Water-beach
  • Willingham

Sources

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

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