Upwood, a parish in Huntingdonshire, 2½ miles SW of Ramsey station on the G.E.R. and G.N.R., and 8 NE from Huntingdon. Post town, Ramsey, under Huntingdon; money order and telegraph office, Ramsey. Acreage, 2141; population of the civil parish, 413; of the ecclesiastical, with Great Raveley, 554. The manor belongs to the Hussey family; at one time it was the property of the Cromwell family. The living is a vicarage, united with Great Raveley, in the diocese of Ely; joint net value, £95 with residence. The church, which was restored and partly rebuilt in 1885, is a building of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, S porch, and an embattled western tower with spire rebuilt in 1890, and containing three bells, one of which bears the inscription, "Henry Cromwell, Armiger, 1615." There is a Wesleyan Methodist chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Upwood St. Peter|
|Poor Law union||Huntingdon|
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Upwood from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Upwood (St. Peter))
Land and Property
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