Landbeach, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Landbeach is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

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

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Impington
  • Milton
  • Waterbeach
  • Histon
  • Cottenham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LANDBEACH, a parish in Chesterton district, Cambridgeshire; 1½ mile W by N of Waterbeach r. station, and 5 NNE of Cambridge. It has a post-office under Cambridge. Acres, 2,490. Real property, £3,802. Pop., 441. Houses, 116. The property is chiefly divided among seven. The manor of Chamberlayne belongs to Corpus Christi college; and that of Bray to the University of Cambridge. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £800. Patron, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The church is of stone and rubble, in the pointed style, and in good condition. There are a Baptist chapel and a charity school. Rewley, the chaplain of Lord Bacon, and Masters, the historian of Corpus Christi college, were rectors.

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

Parish Records

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Online Records (Free)

England, Cambridgeshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1599-1860

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Cambridgeshire
Civil Registration District: Chesterton
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Ely
Rural Deanery: Chesterton
Poor Law Union: Chesterton
Hundred: Northstow
Province: Canterbury