Barham is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Huntingdonshire, created in 1802 from chapelry in Spaldwick Ancient Parish.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. Giles

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1688
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Leighton Bromswold
  • Buckworth
  • Spaldwick
  • Woolley

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BARHAM, a parish in the district and county of Huntingdon; on a tributary of the river Ouse, 7 miles WNW of Huntingdon r. station. Post Town, Spaldwick, under St. Neots. Acres, 700. Real property, £703. Pop., 115. Houses, 28. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £58. Patron, the Bishop of Ely. Charities, £8.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BARHAM (St. Giles), a parish, in the hundred of Leightonstone, union and county of Huntingdon, 6 miles (N. N. E.) from Kimbolton; containing 107 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Bishop of Ely; net income, £58.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Administration

  • County: Huntingdonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Huntingdon
  • Probate Court: Pre-1839 – Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Stow Longa, Post-1838 – Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon
  • Diocese: Pre-1837 – Lincoln, Post-1836 – Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1839 – None, Post-1838 – Leightonstone
  • Poor Law Union: Huntingdon
  • Hundred: Leightonstone
  • Province: Canterbury

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