Conington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire
  • Elsworth
  • Boxworth
  • Fen Drayton
  • Swavesey

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CONINGTON, a parish in the district of St. Ives ano county of Cambridge; at the boundary with Huntingdon, 3 miles SW of Swavesey r. station, and 3¼ S of St. Ives Post town, Fenstanton, under St. Ives. Acres, 1,477. Real property, £1,830. Pop., 233. Houses, 38. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £238. Patron, the Bishop of Ely. The church is old but good.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog


Census returns for Conington, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Conington, 1599-1841 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Conington (Cambridgeshire)

An indexed transcription of the parish registers of Conington : baptisms, 1538-1950; marriages, 1538-1950; burials, 1538-1950; banns, 1754-1950; rectors, 1338-1761 Author: Shepperson, John; Church of England. Parish Church of Conington (Cambridgeshire); Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Marriages at Conington, 1538-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Conington (Cambridgeshire)

Parish registers for Conington, 1538-1875 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Conington (Cambridgeshire)

Computer printout of Conington, Cambs., Eng


St. Mary’s Parish Church, Connington, 1736-1978, Cambridgeshire, monumental inscriptions Author: Cambridgeshire Family History Society


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.


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • 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

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