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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Woodhurst All Saints|
|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 Woodhurst from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Woodhurst (All Saints))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Huntindonshire is available to browse.