Waterbeach is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1653
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.
- Swaffham Bulbeck
- Swaffham Prior
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WATERBEACH, a parish, with a village, in Chesterton district, Cambridgeshire; on the river Cam and on the Cambridge and Ely railway, 5¼ miles NNE of Cambridge. It has a post-office under Cambridge, and a r. station. Acres, 5,556. Real property, £10,916. Pop., 1,435. Houses, 316. The property is much subdivided. There are extensive market-gardens. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £605. Patron, the Bishop of Ely. The church is partly early English and all good. There are three dissenting chapels, an endowed school with £101 a year, six alms houses, and other charities nearly £270. See Denny-Abbey.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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- County: Cambridgeshire
- Civil Registration District: Chesterton
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Ely
- Rural Deanery: Chesterton
- Poor Law Union: Chesterton
- Hundred: Northstow
- Province: Canterbury