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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Chettisham from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Chettisham)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cambridgeshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Chettisham are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cambridgeshire papers online:
- Cambridge Independent Press
- Cambridge Chronicle and Journal
- Huntingdon, Bedford & Peterborough Gazette
The Visitations of Cambridgeshire 1575 and 1619 is available online.