Snailwell, Cambridgeshire

Description
Snailwell, a village and a parish in Cambridgeshire, 2 1/2 miles N of Newmarket station on the G.E.R. There is a post office under Newmarket; money order and telegraph office,Exning. Acreage, 2034; population, 181. The manor, with most of the land, belongs to the Tharp family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £342 with residence. The church is an ancient building of flint and stone, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, S porch, and a round western tower of Norman work. It has a fine reredos and some good stained windows.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Maps

Old maps of Snailwell are available on the old-maps.co.uk site, and a current map is available on the Streetmap.co.uk site.


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Cambridgeshire 1575 and 1619 is available online.