Trumpington, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Trumpington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1671
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Cherry Hinton
  • Hauxton
  • Great Shelford
  • Grantchester
  • Cambridge St Paul
  • Cambridge St Mary the Less
  • Haslingfield

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TRUMPINGTON, a parish, with a village, in Chesterton district, Cambridgeshire; 2 miles S of Cambridge r. station. It has a post-office under Cambridge. Acres, 2,200. Real property, £6,002. Pop., 716. Houses, 159. T. Hall is the seat of Mrs. Pemberton; Anstey Hall, of E. B. Foster, Esq.; and there are several neat villas. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £241. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is early decorated English, and contains the oldest brass but one in England. There is a national school. The village is mentioned in one of Chaucer’s Tales. There is a large 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

St. Marys’ & St. Michaels’ Parish Church, Trumpington, Cambridgeshire, monumental inscriptions Author: Walley, Stephen; Bullwinkle, Alan; Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Census

Census returns for Trumpington, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Trumpington, 1599-1862 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Trumpington (Cambridgeshire)

An indexed transcription of the Trumpington, Vestry audit book, 1662-1753 Author: Bland, David E.; Cambridgeshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Trumpington (Cambridgeshire)

The parish registers of St. Mary and St. Michael, Trumpington Author: Jordan, David; Marrs, Margaret; Cambridgeshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Trumpington (Cambridgeshire)

Court records

Manor court books of Trumpington, 1764-1856 Author: Manor of Trumpington. Court (Cambridge)

History

People and places : an East Anglian miscellany Author: Carr, Edith; Rutterford, Betty; Storey, Gertrude

Poorhouses & Poor Law

An indexed transcription of the Trumpington, Vestry audit book, 1662-1753 Author: Bland, David E.; Cambridgeshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Trumpington (Cambridgeshire)

Schools

School records of Trumpington Church of England School, 1863-1925 Author: Trumpington Church of England School (Trumpington, Cambridgeshire); Trumpington National School (Trumpington, 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