Southoe, a village and a parish in Hunts, 2½ miles NNW of St Neots station on the G.N.R., and 6 SW from Huntingdon. There is a post office under Huntingdon; money order and telegraph office, Buckden. Acreage, 1499; population of the civil parish, 223; of the ecclesiastical, with Hail Weston, 530. The manor belonged formerly to the Lovetotes, John of Gaunt, and the Pickerings. The living is a rectory, united with Hail Weston, in the diocese of Ely; joint gross value, £300 with residence. The church is a fine ancient building of brick, stone, and nibble, in the Norman, Early English, and Perpendicular styles.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Southoe St. Leonard|
|Poor Law union||St. Neots|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Southoe from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Southoe (St. Leonard))
Land and Property
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