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Comberton, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Comberton, a parish in Cambridgeshire, on Bourn Brook, 2 miles NW from Lords Bridge station on the L. & N.W.R., and 5 WSW of Cambridge. It has a post office under Cambridge; money order and telegraph office, Cambridge. Acreage, 1954; population, 453. Coprolites are found here. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, £258 with residence. Patron, Jesus' College, Cambridge. The church is Perpendicular Gothic and good. There is a Nonconformist 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 CountyCambridgeshire 
Ecclesiastical parishComberton St. Mary 
Poor Law unionChesterton 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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DistrictSouth Cambridgeshire
Postal districtCB23
Post TownCambridge