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Huntingdonshire Parishes - Alconbury

 

Brief Description:

ALCONBURY, a parish in the hundred of LEIGHTONSTONE, county Of HUNTINGDON, 4½ miles (N.W.) from Huntingdon, containing 783 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Huntingdon, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 8.6.1., endowed With 200 private benefaction, and 300 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. The church is dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul. A fair is held on Midsummer-day. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.

This extract is from "Samuel Lewis Topographical Gazeetter - 1831"

Hundred:
LEIGHTONSTONE
Registration District:
Alconbury was originally in the Registration District of Huntingdon from 1st July 1837. Subsequently, it came under the Spaldwick sub-District, but once again it is now directly under Huntingdon District.

First Appearance of Name:
Domesday Book - 1086.
Available Bookstall items:
1841 Census
1851 Census
1891 Census
Monumental Inscriptions
Links:

GENUKI Huntingdonshire - Alconbury
Roll of Honour - Huntingdonshire War Memorials from SS. Peter & Paul


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