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Huntingdonshire Parishes - Great Catworth

 

Brief Description:

CATWORTH (GREAT), a parish in the hundred of LEIGHTONSTONE, county of HUNTINGDON, 4 miles (N. by W.) from Kimbolton, containing 529 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Huntingdon, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 37.16.10½., and in the patronage of the Principal and Fellows of Brasenose College, Oxford. The church is dedicated to St. Leonard. Sir Wolston Dixie, who was lord mayor of London in 1585, and a considerable benefactor to Emanuel College, Cambridge, having also founded a free school at Bosworth, in Leicestershire, was born here.

This extract is from "Samuel Lewis Topographical Gazeetter - 1831"
Hundred:
LEIGHTONSTONE
Registration District:
Great Catworth was originally in the St. Neots Registration District from 1st July 1837. Subsequently it became part of the Kimbolton sub-District, but it is now directly under the Huntingdon District.

First Appearance of Name:
Catworth - Domesday Book - 1086.
Available Bookstall items:

1841 Census
1851 Census
1891 Census

Links:

GENUKI Huntingdonshire - Great Catworth


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