Toseland, a village and a parish in Hunts. The parish lies 3½ miles NE of St Neots station on the G.N.R. It was anciently a place of some importance, and the foundations of several early churches have been found. Post town, Huntingdon; money order and telegraph office, Offord D'Arcy. Acreage, 1342; population of the civil parish, 155; of the ecclesiastical, with Great and Little Paxton, 660. The manor house is a handsome ancient edifice, now occupied by a farmer. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to Paxton. The church, which has been restored, is a small but ancient building of pebbles, faced with stone, in the Norman style. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Toseland St. Mary|
|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 Toseland from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Toseland (St. Mary))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Huntindonshire is available to browse.