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Steeple Gidding, Huntingdonshire

Historical Description

Gidding, Steeple, a village and a parish in Huntingdonshire, on Alconbury brook, 7 miles S by W of Stilton, and 7 SW by S of Holme station on the G.N.R. Post town, Peterboro'; money order and telegraph office, Sawtry. Acreage, 1102; population, 93. The manor belonged formerly to the Cottons. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, £141 with residence. The church is ancient but good, has a spire, and contains monuments of the Cottons.

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 parishSteeple Gidding St. Andrew 
HundredLeightonstone 
Poor Law unionHuntingdon 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

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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