Whittlesford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1559
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational
- Little Shelford
- Duxford St John
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WHITTLESFORD, a village, a parish, and a hundred, in Cambridge. The village stands 1 mile W of the London and Cambridge railway, and 7 S by E of Cambridge; was once a market-town; and has a post-office under Cambridge, and a r. station. The parish comprises 1,915 acres, and is in Linton district. Real property, £3,800. Pop. in 1851, 719; in 1861, 800. Houses, 160. The manor belongs to J. H. Tickell, Esq. An hospital was founded here, by Sir W. Colville, before the time of Edward I.; and has left some remains. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £200. Patron, Jesus College, Cambridge. The church is ancient. There are an endowed school with £60 a year, and charities £97.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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An indexed transcription of the parish registers of Whittlesford : baptisms, 1559-1950; marriages, 1559-1950; burials, 1559-1950; banns, 1758-1950 Author: Chapman, Sue; Church of England. Parish Church of Whittlesford (Cambridgeshire); Cambridgeshire Family History Society
Land and property
Poorhouses & Poor Law
- County: Cambridgeshire
- Civil Registration District: Linton
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Ely
- Rural Deanery: Camps
- Poor Law Union: Linton
- Hundred: Whittlesford
- Province: Canterbury