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Huntingdonshire Parishes - Great Gidding

 

Brief Description:

GIDDING (GREAT), a parish in the hundred of LEIGHTONSTONE, county of HUNTINGDON, 5 miles (S.W.) from Stilton, containing 496 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Huntingdon, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 8.5.2., and in the patronage of Lord Sondes. The church, dedicated to St. Michael contains a curious bason for holy water, resembling a Norman capital. A salary is paid by Lord Sondes to a master for teaching reading, writing and arithmetic, to twenty poor boys.

This extract is from "Samuel Lewis Topographical Gazeetter - 1831"
Hundred:
LEIGHTONSTONE
Registration District:
The parish of Great Gidding was in the Oundle Registration District of Northamptonshire from 1st July 1837. In 1935, the parish was transferred to the Spaldwick sub-District of Huntingdonshire. It is now part of the Huntingdon District.

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

1841 Census
1851 Census
Great Gidding Data CD-Rom 1 - Parish Registers 1574-1911; Census Index 1841-1901; Wills Index; Occupations; Churchyard survey; Parish name lists.
Great Gidding Data CD-Rom 3 - Maps; Rent & Tax; Baptist Records; School Records; Inventories; Property transfers; Quarter sessions.

Links:

GENUKI Huntingdonshire - Great Gidding
Great Gidding Civic Website


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Last Updated on: 18 May 2004
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