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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Ellington All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Huntingdon|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The parish registers date from the year 1608.
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.
There is a small Baptist chapel, built in 1837.
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Ellington (All Saints))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Huntindonshire is available to browse.