Morborne Huntingdonshire Family History Guide

Morborne is an Ancient Parish in the county of Huntingdonshire.

Alternative names: Morborn

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1724
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

Nonconformists include:

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MORBORN, a parish in the district of Peterborough and county of Huntingdon; 1½ mile E of Billing brook, at the boundary with Northampton, 2 NW of Stilton, and 3¾ SSW of Overton r. station. Post town, Peterborough. Acres, 1,174. Real property, £1,500. Pop., 132. Houses, 23. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £271. Patron, the Rev. Dr. Vincent. The church is Norman and early English, with a tower; and is in tolerable condition.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

MORBORN (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Peterborough, hundred of Norman-Cross, county of Huntingdon, 2½ miles (N. W.) from Stilton; containing 93 inhabitants.

It comprises by computation 1123 acres, of which about 600 are arable, and the remainder, with the exception of a small portion of woodland, pasture and meadow; the surface is flat, and the prevailing wood, elm, ash, and oak.

The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £10. 6. 10½., and in the gift of R. E. Duncombe Shafto, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £164. 14., and the glebe comprises 81½ acres. The church is an ancient structure, partly Norman, and partly in the later English style.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records


England, Huntingdonshire, Morborn – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Morborne [All Saints] Huntingdonshire : monumental inscriptions, 1680-2002
Author: Stephenson, M. (Mike); Kesseler, Caroline; Church of England. Parish Church of Morborn (Huntingdonshire)

England, Huntingdonshire, Morborn – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Morborne, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Huntingdonshire, Morborn – Church records ( 1 )
Morborne, All Saints, Huntingdonshire : baptisms, 1604-1950; marriages, 1604-1950; banns, 1750-1781, 1783-1787, 1797, 1823-1950; burials, 1604-1950
Author: Stephenson, M. (Mike); Church of England. Parish Church of Morborn (Huntingdonshire); Huntingdonshire Family History Society


  • County: Huntingdonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Peterborough
  • 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: Yaxley
  • Poor Law Union: Peterborough
  • Hundred: Norman Cross
  • Province: Canterbury

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