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Huntingdonshire Parishes - Leighton Bromswold

 

Brief Description:

LEIGHTON, a parish in the hundred of LEIGHTONSTONE, county of HUNTINGDON, 5½ miles (N. by E.) from Kimbolton, containing 446 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the peculiar jurisdiction and patronage of the Prebendary of Leighton in the Cathedral Church of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 7. The church is dedicated to St. Mary.

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

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

1841 Census
1851 Census
1891 Census
Monumental Inscriptions

Links:

GENUKI Huntingdonshire - Leighton Bromswold
Roll of Honour - Huntingdonshire War Memorials


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