Warboys or Warbois, Huntingdonshire
Warboys or Warbois, a village and a parish in Hunts. The village stands 3½ miles S by E of Ramsey, where there are stations on the G.N.R. and G.E.R., and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Huntingdon. The parish comprises 8435 acres; population, 1661. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £421 with residence. The church is a large and handsome building of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel and nave, and a tower with spire. There is a Baptist chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Warboys St. Mary Magdalene|
|Poor Law union||St. Ives|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
Transcript of the description for Warboys from Pigot & Co. Directory of Huntingdonshire, 1839
We have transcribed the entry for Warboys or Warbois from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Warboys (St. Mary Magdalene))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Huntindonshire is available to browse.