Coldham, an ecclesiastical parish in the Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire, which was formed in 1874 from Friday-bridge, in the civil parish of Elm. It is 3 miles SW from Fridaybridge, and has a station on the G.E.R. The market towns are Wisbech, 7 miles distant, and March, 4 miles. It has a post office under Wisbech; money order and telegraph office, Elm. Population, 374. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, £195 with residence, in the gift of the Crown and Bishop of Ely alternately. The church, which was erected in 1876, is a building of stone in the Early English style.
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cambridgeshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Coldham 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.