Eynesbury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Huntingdonshire.

Other places in the parish include: Lancelynsbury, Wheald, Weald, Lansbury, and Lanslingbury.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Methodist, and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EYNESBURY, a parish in St. Neots district, Huntingdon; adjacent to St. Neots. It includes the hamlet of Weald; and its post town is St. Neots. Acres, 1, 249. Real property, £5, 910. Pop., 1, 314. Houses, 276. The manor belongs to the Earl of Sandwich. The living is a rectory in the dio. of Ely. Value, £429. Patron, the Earl of Sandwich. The church is good; and there are a P. Methodist chapel and a national school.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

EYNESBURY (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of St. Neot’s, hundred of Toseland, county of Huntingdon, ½ a mile (S.) from St. Neot’s; containing 1003 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £32. 3. 9.; net income, £429; patron, the Earl of Sandwich: the tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1797. The church was built in the reign of James II.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Administration

  • County: Huntingdonshire
  • Civil Registration District: St Neots
  • Probate Court: 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: St Neots
  • Poor Law Union: St Neots
  • Hundred: Toseland
  • Province: Canterbury

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