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Wyton or Witton, Huntingdonshire

Historical Description

Wyton or Witton, a village and a parish in Hunts, 2½ miles W by N of St Ives, where there is a station used by the G.E.R., G.N.R., and M.R. Post town, Huntingdon; money order and telegraph office, Houghton. Acreage, 1470; population, 136. The manor belongs to the Duke of Manchester. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; gross value, £406 with residence. The church is a small but ancient building of stone in the Early English and Early Decorated styles, consisting of chancel, nave, N aisle, S porch, and modern tower with spire. Charles Fox was married in the church, and Home Tooke resided some years in the parsonage.

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 parishWitton All Saints 
HundredHurstingstone 
Poor Law unionSt. Ives 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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