The County of Huntingdonshire


Huntingdonshire is bounded, North by Northamptonshire, East by Cambridgeshire, South by Bedfordshire, and West by Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. It is about 26 miles long and 20 broad; and is divided into four Hundreds — Hustingstone, Leightonston, Norman-Cross, and Toseland. Rivers: the Nen and the Ouse. It has five Market-Towns. Is in the Province of Canterbury, in the Diocese of Lincoln, and in the Norfolk Circuit. Area 370 square miles, or 236,800 acres. Population, 58,549.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Huntingdonshire Towns & Villages