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Caldecot, Huntingdonshire

Historical Description

Caldecot, a parish in Huntingdonshire, 1½ mile WSW of Stilton, and 4 miles W of holme station on the G.N.R. Post town, Stilton, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 795; population of the civil parish, 23; of the ecclesiastical, 83. The manor belonged in the 13th century to the Hallidays. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, annexed to that of Denton; joint net yearly value, £117 including residence. The church, a small edifice of stone in the Early English stvie, was rebuilt in 1874.

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 parishCaldicote St. Mary Magdalene 
HundredNorman-Cross 
Poor Law unionPeterborough 

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


Church Records

The register dates from the year 1739.


Churches

Church of England

St. Mary Magdalene (parish church)

The church of St. Mary Magdalene, entirely rebuilt in 1874, at a cost of £1,000, is a small edifice of stone, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, north and south porches and a western bell-cote containing 2 bells: 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 Caldecot from the following:


Land and Property

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