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Wistow, Huntingdonshire

Historical Description

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.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHuntingdonshire 
Ecclesiastical parishWistow St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionSt. 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:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Huntindonshire is available to browse.

Postal districtPE28
Post TownHuntingdon