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Silverley, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Silverley, a hamlet in Ashley parish, Cambridgeshire, 4½ miles ESE of Newmarket. It was once a parish, and it still ranks as a vicarage, annexed to Ashley.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishSilverley All Saints 
Poor Law unionNewmarket 

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


Church of England

All Saints

The church of All Saints, Silverley, about 1 mile distant from Ashley, is in ruins, the tower only remaining.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Silverley from the following:

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.