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Huntingdonshire Parishes - Woodston

 

Brief Description:

WOODSTONE, a parish in the hundred of NORMAN-CROSS, county of HUNTINGDON, ¾ of a mile (S.W. by W.) from Peterborough, containing 149 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Huntingdon, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 7.11.3., and in the patronage of John Bevis, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Augustine. John and Mary Walsham, in 1728, gave certain land for the establishment of a school and other charitable purposes.

This extract is from "Samuel Lewis Topographical Gazeetter - 1831"
Hundred:
NORMAN CROSS
Registration District:
Woodston has been in the Peterborough Registration District continuously since 1st July 1837.

First Appearance of Name:
Woodstone - Charter - 973.
Available Bookstall items:

1841 Census
1851 Census
1891 Census

Links:

GENUKI Huntingdonshire - Woodston
Cambridgeshire History on the Net - Woodtson
Kelly's Directory 1903 - Woodston


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