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Barham, Huntingdonshire

Historical Description

Barham, a parish in Huntingdonshire, on a tributary of the river Ouse, 7 miles WNW of Huntingdon, and 4½ N of Graffham station on the M.R. Spaldwick is the post town and money order office; telegraph office, Ellington. Acreage, 742; population, 57. The living is a vicarage, consolidated in 1868 with that of Spaldwick, in the gift of the Bishop of Ely.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishBarham St. Giles 
HundredLeightonstone 
Poor Law unionHuntingdon 

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


Church Records

The register dates from the year 1597.


Churches

Church of England

St. Giles (parish church)

The church of St. Giles is a small but neat building of stone, chiefly of the Early English period, with some Norman details, consisting of chancel and nave, north aisle, south porch and a turret on the western gable containing one bell: in 1905 the chancel was restored and the nave in part, at a cost of about £140: there are 100 sittings.


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Barham 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