Sutton, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Sutton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SUTTON, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Ely district, Cambridge. The village stands at the terminns of the Ely and Sutton railway, 6 miles W by S of Ely; occupies an eminence, with a commanding view; consists chiefly of one long street; and has a post-office under Ely, and a r. station. The parish comprises 6,970 acres. Real property, £17,219. Pop., 1,731. Houses, 385. Saxon coins, rings, and silver plates were found in 1654. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £1,175. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Ely. The church is of the 14th century; and has a pinnacled tower, with conical spire. There are chapels for Baptists and Wesleyans, and a national school.

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

The Baptist Chapel, Sutton-in-the-Isle, Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire, monumental inscriptions Author: Bullwinkle, Alan; Bullwinkle, Margaret; Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Monumental inscriptions, St. Andrew’s, Sutton-in-the-Isle Author: Beatty, Ishbel; Bullwinkle, Alan; French, Barbara A.; Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Census

Census returns for Sutton, 1841-1891

Church Records

Births and burials, 1662-1793 Author: Society of Friends. Sutton Monthly Meting (England)

Bishop’s transcripts for Sutton, 1599-1859 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Sutton (Cambridgeshire)

Church records, 1873-1903 Author: Ely Circuit (Wesleyan Methodist)

Parish registers for Sutton, 1558-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Sutton (Cambridgeshire)

Sutton in the Isle parish registers Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Sutton (Cambridgeshire); Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Land and property

Land tax assessments for the parish of Sutton, 1750-1831 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Cambridgeshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments for the parish of Sutton, 1750-1831 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Cambridgeshire)

Maps

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

Administration

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