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Croxton, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Croxton, a parish in Cambridgeshire, contiguous with Hunts, 3½ miles W by N of Caxton, and 4 E by S of St Neots station on the G.N.R. It has a post office under St Neots; money order and telegraph office, St Neots. Acreage, 1909; population, 284. Croxton Park, the seat of the Newton family, is a large mansion standing in a park of about 100 acres. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; gross yearly value, £252 with residence. The church is a small but ancient building of stone in the Perpendicular style.

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 parishCroxton St. James 
Poor Law unionCaxton and Arrington 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Croxton from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Cambridgeshire 1575 and 1619 is available online.

DistrictSouth Cambridgeshire
Postal districtPE19
Post TownSt. Neots