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Croydon Cum Clapton, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Croydon-Cum-Clapton, a parish in Cambridgeshire, 4 miles S from Old North Road station on the L. & N.W.R., and 6 S of Caxton. It has a post office under Royston; money order and telegraph office, Arrington. Acreage: 2734; population, 426. The living is a rectory and a vicarage-Clapton a rectory, Croydon a vicarage-in the diocese of Ely; gross yearly value, £395 with residence. The church is a building of brick and 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 parishCroydon All Saints 
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 Croydon Cum Clapton 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 districtSG8
Post TownRoyston