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Ellington, Huntingdonshire

Historical Description

Ellington, a village and a parish in Huntingdonshire, on an affluent of the river Ouse, 5 miles W of Huntingdon, with a post and telegraph office under Huntingdon; money order office, Spaldwick. Acreage, 2700; population, 333. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; gross value,. £168 with residence. Patron, St Peter's College, Cambridge.. The church, is good, and there are a Baptist chapel and charities £73.

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 parishEllington All Saints 
HundredLeightonstone 
Poor Law unionHuntingdon 

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


Church Records

The parish registers date from the year 1608.


Churches

Church of England

All Saints (parish church)

The church of All Saints is a fine structure, consisting of chancel, clerestoried nave, aisles, north and south porches and a western tower with spire containing a clock and 4 bells, tuned and restored in 1904: the chancel was rebuilt in 1863, under the direction of the late Sir Gilbert Scott, and at the expense of the patrons of the living: the spire was restored in 1809, and the nave roof in 1908: there are 300 sittings.

Baptist

Baptist chapel

There is a small Baptist chapel, built in 1837.

Brethren

Brethren Meeting House

There is a place of worship for the Plymouth Brethren.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ellington 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