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Coates and Eastrea, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Coates and Eastrea, an ecclesiastical parish formed in 1850 from the civil parish of Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, 1½ mile from Whittlesey station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Peterborough; money order and telegraph office, Whittlesea. Population, 1321. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, £145 with residence. Patrons, the Lord Chancellor and Trustees alternately. The church is a building of brick, which was erected in 1840. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels, and a public hall which was erected by public subscription in 1890.

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

Land and Property

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

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.