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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Waresley St. Andrew|
|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 Waresley from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Waresley (St. Andrew))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Huntindonshire is available to browse.