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Huntingdonshire Parishes - Woolley

 

Brief Description:

WOOLLEY, a parish in the hundred of LEIGHTONSTONE, county of HUNTINGDON, 5 miles (N.E. by N.) from Kimbolton, containing 64 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Huntingdon, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 9.9.2. Henry Sweeting, Esq. was patron in 1817. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, has a western tower crowned with a handsome cupola.

This extract is from "Samuel Lewis Topographical Gazeetter - 1831"
Hundred:
LEIGHTONSTONE
Registration District:
Woolley 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:
Domesday Book - 1086.
Available Bookstall items:

1841 Census
1851 Census

Links:

GENUKI Huntingdonshire - Woolley


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