Grunty Fen is an extra-parochial place.

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Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Ely St Mary
  • Stretham
  • Wentworth
  • Haddenham
  • Thetford
  • Witchford
  • Wilburton

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GRUNTY FEN, an extra-parochial tract in Ely district, Cambridge; 4¼ miles SW of Ely. Acres, 1, 990. Pop., 19. house, 3.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Grunty-Fen-House, an extra-parochial liberty, in the hundred of South Witchford, Isle of Ely, county of Cambridge; containing 4 inhabitants.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog – Free


Census returns for Grunty Fen, 1841-1891


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


  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Civil Registration District: Ely
  • Probate Court: Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
  • Diocese: Not Applicable
  • Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
  • Poor Law Union: Ely
  • Hundred: South Witchford
  • Province: Canterbury

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