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.