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Morborn, Huntingdonshire

Historical Description

Morborn, a parish in Huntingdonshire, 1½ mile E of Billing Brook, at the boundary with Northamptonshire, 2 miles NW of Stilton, and 3f SSW of Overton railway station on the L. & N.W.R. Post town, Peterborough; money order and telegraph office, Stilton. Acreage, 1205; population, 90. The manor, with all the land, belongs to the Fitzwilliam family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £119 with residence. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Norman and Early English styles, and consists of chancel, nave, S transept, aisles, N porch, and a western embattled tower of brick.

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 parishMorborn All Saints 
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 1724.


Churches

Church of England

All Saints (parish church)

The church of All Saints is an ancient building of stone in the Norman and Early English styles, consisting of chancel, nave, south transept, aisles, north porch and a western embattled tower of red brick with pinnacles and containing 2 bells: in the chancel is a double piscina and sedilia: the church was repaired in 1864, and in 1900-1 was entirely restored at a cost of £2,583: 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 Morborn from the following:


Land and Property

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