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Woodhurst, Huntingdonshire

Historical Description

Woodhurst, a village and a parish in Hunts, 4 miles SW from Somersham station on the St Ives, March, and Wisbech branch of the G.E.R., and 4 N of St Ives, with a post office under Huntingdon; money order and telegraph office, Somersham. Acreage, 1823; population, 295. The manor belongs to the Pelly family. The living is a perpetual curacy annexed to St Ives. The church, dedicated to St John the Baptist, is an edifice in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, S aisle, S porch, and a wooden bell-turret. There are two Baptist chapels.

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 parishWoodhurst All Saints 
HundredHurstingstone 
Poor Law unionSt. Ives 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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DistrictHuntingdonshire
CountyCambridgeshire
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Postal districtPE28
Post TownHuntingdon