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Waresley, Huntingdonshire

Historical Description

Waresley, a parish, with a picturesque village, in Hunts, 2 miles NNE of Gamlingay station on the L. & N.W.R., and 7 SE of St Neots. It has a post office under Sandy; money order and telegraph office, Gamlingay. Acreage, 2032; population, 218. The manor, with Waresley Park, a fine mansion in the Italian style, standing in a deer park of 84 acres, belongs to the Duncombe family. The living is a. vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net value, £183 with residence. Patron, Pembroke College, Cambridge. The church, rebuilt in 1857, is in the Early Decorated style.

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 parishWaresley St. Andrew 
HundredToseland 
Poor Law unionSt. Neots 

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 districtSG19
Post TownSandy