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East Hatley, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Hatley, East, a parish in Cambridgeshire, adjacent to Beds, 2½ miles SE from Gamlingay station on the L. & N.W.R. and 7 NNW from Royston. Post town. Sandy money order and telegraph office, Gamlingay. Acreage½ 1189; population, 124. The manor belonged formerly to the Castell family, and belongs now to Downing College, Cambridge. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, £87. Patron, Downing College, Cambridge. The church is a building of stone in the Early English style, the oldest portion of which dates from 1200. It was restored in 1874.

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 parishEast Hatley St. Dennis 
Poor Law unionCaxton and Arrington 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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 districtSG19
Post TownSandy