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Earith, Huntingdonshire

Historical Description

Earith, a township in Bluntisham parish, Huntingdonshire, on the river Ouse, at the boundary with Cambridge, 5¼ miles NE by E from St Ives. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under St Ives, and fairs on 4 May, 25 July, and 1 Nov., chiefly for cattle. Bulwerks is supposed to be a Roman camp of some 4 acres. There ar— Quaker, Particular and General Baptists, and Wesleyan chapels. Fruit is grown here in considerable quantities, and there is a moderate trade carried on in coal, timber, and building materials.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHuntingdonshire 
Civil parishBluntisham 
HundredHurstingstone 
Poor Law unionHuntingdon 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Earith from the following:


Land and Property

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

DistrictHuntingdonshire
CountyCambridgeshire
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Postal districtPE28
Post TownHuntingdon