Elm is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.
Other places in the parish include: Church End and Friday Bridge.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1539
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.
- Wisbech St Peter and St Paul
- Emneth, Norfolk
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ELM, a parish in Wisbeach district, Cambridge; on the Wisbeach canal, contiguous with Norfolk, and near the Wisbeach and Cambridge railway, 2 miles SSE of Wisbeach. It has a post office under Wisbeach. Acres, 11,105. Real property, £22,737. Pop., 1,729. Houses, 379 An ancient earthwork goes hence toward Lincolnshire; and Roman urns and coins have been found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £400. Patron, the Bishop of Ely. The church is good; and has a tower and spire. The vicarage of Friday-Bridge is a separate benefice. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists. An endowed school has £53; town lands yield £70; and other charities have £85.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Poorhouses & Poor Law
- County: Cambridgeshire
- Civil Registration District: Wisbeach
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Ely
- Rural Deanery: Wisbech
- Poor Law Union: Wisbech
- Hundred: Wisbech
- Province: Canterbury