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Great Eversden, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Eversden, Great, a parish in Cambridgeshire, near Bourn Brook and Nare Way, 2 miles SE from Lord's Bridge station on the L. & N.W.R., and 5 SW from Cambridge. It has a post and money order office under Cambridge; telegraph office, Bourn. Acreage, 1400; population, 226. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; gross value, £65 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a plain edifice of rubble, and bears a date of 1636. There is a large Congregational 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 parishEversden St. Mary 
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

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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 districtCB23
Post TownCambridge