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Upton, Huntingdonshire

Historical Description

Upton, a village and a parish in Huntingdonshire, 6 miles NNW of Huntingdon, and 4 from Abbots Ripton station on the G.N. R. main line, with a post office under Huntingdon; money order and telegraph office, Alconbury. Acreage, 1216; population of the civil parish, 104; of the ecclesiastical, with Coppingford, 178. The manor belongs to the Heathcote family. The living is a rectory, united with Coppingford, in the diocese of Ely; joint net value, £40. Patron, the Duke of Buccleuch. The church is an ancient building partly in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, S porch, and an embattled western tower with spire.

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 parishUpton St. Margaret 
HundredLeightonstone 
Poor Law unionHuntingdon 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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DistrictHuntingdonshire
CountyCambridgeshire
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Postal districtPE28
Post TownHuntingdon