Toft, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Toft is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Hardwick
  • Comberton
  • Kingston
  • Little Eversden
  • Caldecote
  • Great Eversden

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TOFT, a parish in Caxton district, Cambridgeshire; 2½ miles WNW of Lords-Bridge r. station, and 6 WSW of Cambridge. Post town, Caxton, under Royston. Acres, 1,242. Real property, £1,912. Pop., 359. Houses, 79. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory, united with Caldecote, in the diocese of Ely. Value, £463. Patron, Christ’s College, Cambridge. Charities, £20.

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. Andrew’s Parish Church, Toft, Cambridgeshire, monumental inscriptions, 1747-1978 Author: Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Census

Census returns for Toft, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Toft, 1599-1873 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Toft (Cambridgeshire)

Marriages at Toft, 1539-1780 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Toft (Cambridgeshire)

Parish registers for Toft, 1539-1878 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Toft (Cambridgeshire)

History

Toft–a village profile

Maps

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

Administration

  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Civil Registration District: Caxton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely
  • Diocese: Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Bourn
  • Poor Law Union: Caxton
  • Hundred: Longstow
  • Province: Canterbury