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Barway, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Barraway, or Barway, a hamlet in Soham parish, Cambridge, near the river Ouse, 3¼ miles S by E of Ely. It is a chapelry to the vicarage of Soham.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCambridgeshire 
Civil parishSoham 
Poor Law unionNewmarket 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church of England

St. Nicholas' Chapel

The chapel of St. Nicholas, which is attached to the church of St. John the Baptist, Soham, is a small and plain building, consisting of chancel and nave only, and will seat 80 persons.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Barway from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cambridgeshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Barway are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cambridgeshire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Cambridgeshire 1575 and 1619 is available online.

DistrictEast Cambridgeshire
Postal districtCB7
Post TownEly