Stapleford, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Stapleford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1557
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STAPLEFORD, a parish in Chesterton district, Cambridge; near Shelford r. station, and 4½ miles SSE of Cambridge. It has a post-office under Cambridge. Acres, 1,400. Real property, £2,527. Pop., 465. Houses, 105. Gog-Magog-Hills House is a seat of the Duke of Leeds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £181. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Ely. The church is old. There are a national school and charities £27. The antiquary Bentham was vicar.

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

Parish Records

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Cemeteries

Parish register transcripts, 1557-1941 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Stapleford (Cambridgeshire); Layng, T. P. R (Thomas Peter Royson), 1901-1985

St. Andrew’s churchyard, Stapleford, Cambridgeshire, monumental inscriptions, 1617-1967 Author: Layng, T. P. R (Thomas Peter Royson), 1901-1985; Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Census

Census returns for Stapleford, 1841-1891

Church Records

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

Parish register transcripts, 1557-1941 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Stapleford (Cambridgeshire); Layng, T. P. R (Thomas Peter Royson), 1901-1985

Parish registers for Stapleford, 1557-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Stapleford (Cambridgeshire)

Computer printout of Stapleford, Cambs., Eng

Court records

Manor court records of Stapleford Bury, 1661-1823 Author: Manor of Stapleford. Court (Cambridge)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Parish registers for Stapleford, 1557-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Stapleford (Cambridgeshire)

Schools

School records of Stapleford Council School, 1878-1925 Author: Stapleford Council School (Stapleford, Cambridgeshire)

Taxation

Parish registers for Stapleford, 1557-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Stapleford (Cambridgeshire)

Maps

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

Administration

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