Thetford, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Thetford is a chapelry of Stretham Ancient Parish in Cambridgeshire.

Alternative names: Little Thetford

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1654
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Ely St Mary
  • Soham with Barway
  • Grunty Fen
  • Stretham
  • Wicken

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

THETFORD, a chapelry in Stretham parish, Cambridge; 2¾ miles S by W of Ely r. station. It has a post-office under Ely. Acres, 1,630. Real property, £2,865. Pop., 306. Houses, 64. The living is annexed to Stretham. The church was partly rebuilt in 1863.

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

St. George’s Parish Church, Little Thetford, Cambridgeshire, monumental inscriptions Author: Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Census

Census returns for Thetford, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Thetford, 1599-1853 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Thetford (Cambridgeshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1599-1784 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Thetford (Cambridgeshire)

Thetford, Cambridgeshire : baptisms, 1599-1649, 1654-1894; marriages, 1599-1648, 1654-1963; banns, 1754-1812; burials, 1599-1649, 1654-1812; deaths, 1828-1839 Author: Layng, T. P. R (Thomas Peter Royson), 1901-1985; Church of England. Chapelry of Thetford (Cambridgeshire); Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Computer printout of Thetford, Cambs., Eng

Court records

Menor rent book, 1802-1830; Manorial court books, 1702-1851; manorial court records of Little Thetford, 1752-1822 Author: Manor of Thetford. Court (Cambridge)

Land and property

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

Taxation

Land tax assessments for the chapelry of Thetford, 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