Eltisley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Papworth Everard
  • Yelling, Huntingdonshire
  • Croxton
  • Caxton
  • Great Gransden, Huntingdonshire

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ELTISLEY, a parish in Caxton district, Cambridge; contiguous with Hunts, 2½ miles WNW of Caxton, and 5¾ N of Gamlingay r. station. Post town, Caxton, under Royston. Acres, 1,922. Real property, £1,559. Pop., 478. Houses, 97. The property is much sub-divided. A nunnery stood here in the Saxon times; is said to have been the burial-place of Pandionia, a Scottish princess; and was destroyed about the time of the Conquest. The parish is a meet of the Cambridgeshire hounds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £51. Patron, G. O. Newton, Esq. The church is good; and there are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists.

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 Eltisley, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts of Eltisley, Cambridgeshire, 1599-1867 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eltisley (Cambridgeshire)

Marriages at Eltisley, 1599-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eltisley (Cambridgeshire)

Parish registers for Eltisley, 1653-1949 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eltisley (Cambridgeshire)

Computer printout of Eltisley, Cambs., Eng

Parish register printouts of Eltisley, Cambridge, England ; marriages, 1754-1877 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department


St. John the Baptist’s, Eltisley, Cambridgeshire, monumental inscriptions Author: Cambridgeshire Family History Society


Records, 1829-1831 Author: Eltisley Friendly Society


Vision of Britain historical maps


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

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