Wendy with Shingay, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Wendy with Shingay is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

Other places in the parish include: Shingay.

Alternative names: Wendy

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1550
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WENDY, a parish in the district of Royston and county of Cambridge; 5 miles NNW of Royston r. station. Post town, Arrington, under Royston. Acres, 947. Real property, £1,477. Pop., 128. Houses, 26. The property be1ongs to the trustees of the late Hon. T. Windsor. The living is a vicarage, united with Shingay, in the diocese of Ely. Value, £200. Patrons, the Trustees of the Hon. T. Windsor. The church was rebuilt in 1867. There is an endowed school with £30 a year.

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

All Saints’ Church, Wendy (church demolished), Cambridgeshire, monumental inscriptions, 1721-1980 Author: Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Census

Census returns for Wendy, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Wendy-with-Shingay, 1599-1858 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wendy (Cambridgeshire); Church of England. Parish Church of Shingay (Cambridgeshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1551-1845 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wendy (Cambridgeshire); Layng, T. P. R (Thomas Peter Royson), 1901-1985; Church of England. Parish Church of Shingay (Cambridgeshire)

Land and property

Land tax assessments for the parish of Wendy, 1810-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Cambridgeshire)

Schools

School records of Wendy and Shingay District School, 1896-1925 Author: Wendy and Shingay District School (Wendy, Cambridgeshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments for the parish of Wendy, 1810-1832 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: Royston
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely
  • Diocese: Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Shingay
  • Poor Law Union: Royston
  • Hundred: Armingford
  • Province: Canterbury