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Chettisham, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Chettisham or Chittisham, an ecclesiastical parish in Ely-St Mary parish, Cambridgeshire, on the Ely and Peterborough branch of the G.E.R., and 2¼ miles N of Ely. It has a station on the railway. Post town and telegraph office, Ely. Population, 147. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, £120. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Ely. The church, an ancient building of rubble in the Early English style, was restored in 1889.

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 
Poor Law unionEly 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Chettisham from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Cambridgeshire 1575 and 1619 is available online.

DistrictEast Cambridgeshire
Postal districtCB6
Post TownEly