Wistow, a parish, with a village, in Hunts, 3 miles S by W of Ramsey, where there are stations on the G.N.R. and G.E.R. It has a post office under Huntingdon; money order and telegraph office, Warboys. Acreage, 2408; population, 401. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £220 with residence. The church is a building of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, and an embattled western tower. There is a Congregational chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Wistow St. John the Baptist|
|Poor Law union||St. Ives|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Wistow from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Wistow (St. John the Baptist))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Huntindonshire is available to browse.