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Coldham, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

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.

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.


Online maps of Coldham 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.

Postal districtPE14
Post TownWisbech